Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish king's hunting trip provokes political debate, with Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) raising the possibility of monarch abdicating; New book delves into Barcelona woman's invented story regarding her "survival" of 11-S New York attacks; Spanish sovereign debt continues to increase in price with markets still concerned about negative forecasts for the country's economy.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Agreement has been reached on the merger of Banc Sabadell and Catalunya Banc (previously Catalunya Caixa); The Spanish government knew about the king's elephant hunting trip to Botswana in advance; Barcelona to promote seasonal summer jobs to young people.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Experts believe Catalunya's municipal map needs to be urgently reformed; Driver who refused to pay motorway tolls has become YouTube sensation, after he filmed and uploaded his protest.