These are some of the stories making the headlines in Barcelona today:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Generalitat is planning to cut its budget by around five percent in 2012; Eleven Spanish provinces are on yellow alert for snow, wind and low temperatures; Catalans make big effort to support TV3's annual fundraiser, La Marató, donating €7.2 million despite the crisis.
EL PERIÓDICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Mariano Rajoy today starts the process to officially become prime minister of Spain although he has yet to reveal all his plans for what he'll do once in post; Catalan Socialist Party supports new leadership line-up, headed by Terrassa mayor Pere Navarro, with overwhelming 83 percent vote; Generalitat decides to continue with night-time metro service.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)