Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The snow and ice which descended on Catalunya's coastal areas yesterday will today disappear although authorites advise citizens to protect themselves from a second Siberian chill that is heading this way; in Seville today the Socialists will begin the Congress meeting which will settle the bitter battle between Rubalcaba and Chacón; on average, 9000 jobs were lost daily in Spain during January.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Minister of Economy, Luis de Guindos, has announced government plans to demand more credits from the banks who have asked for more public money and he intends to reduce the price of property to help Spain's long-term future; Minister of Education, Culture and Sport, José Ignacio Wert, has sparked controversy with his plans to give more money to bullfighting; Some 200 people protested at Plaza Catalunya station yesterday against the rise in public transport costs.