Making the news headlines today in Barcelona are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish general election kicks off, dominated by the problem of the financial crisis and unemployment; Barcelona city council wants to set up 'social hotel' for families that are evicted from their homes; Barcelona council to end its register of civil unions, after police warn that it is being used to fraudulently achieve residency.
EL PERIÓDICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Catalan firefighters have responded to more than 300 call-outs as a result of the rain covering the region; Ex-Barça player, Ibrahmovich, reveals bad relationship with Guardiola in his soon-to-be-released memoirs; Big Spanish banks see their profits fall by 14 percent, up to September
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Barcelona mayor to ban coaches from immediate surrounds of the Sagrada Família from next spring; Barcelona ring road collapsed due to rain; Councillor in Sant Adrià rumoured to have connections to Chinese mafia following arrest on Monday