Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy today starts a fortnight of international meetings deemed to be crucial to the future of the national economy; The World Bank has criticised the lack of details regarding the bailout of Spanish banks agreed last week; Two Civil War air-raid shelters in the neighbourhood of Sants are at threat from planned urban development of the area.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
A protest has taken place in the centre of Barcelona against the Eurovegas proposal, in which different groups affected and concerned by the plan took part, including farmers and 'green' politicians; 15,000 people took part in this weekend's Festa de la Bici (Bike Festival) in Barcelona; Protestors against tolls in Catalunya brought the Avinguda Diagonal to a standstill yesterday with a demonstration in front of the HQ of La Caixa (the main shareholder of motorway management company Abertis) - however, the number of people who participated in the third organised day of protests was less than on previous days.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Plans have been drawn up for a new round of public referendums (not legally binding) on the independence of Catalunya in 500 municipalities across the region.