Registered unemployment continues to rise, total now over five million (read story here). More than 1,300 flights canceled in the second week of the Iberia strike (read story here).
The cardinals meet today to discuss the details of the election for the future pope (read story here). Criminal courts of Catalunya suffer from mass congestion of cases (read story here).
More volunteers have signed up to help at soup kitchens as demand rises, in an effort to reach all of those in need. In Barcelona, 2,110 hot meals a day are served, up from 1,550 the previous year (read story here).