Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Generalitat says that it is studying 'point by point' the demands of Sheldon Adelson, the main investor in the proposed 'Las Vegas Sands' tourist complex; Last-ditch goal from Málaga gives them a 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu against Real Madrid, leaving the league leaders eight points ahead of FC Barcelona; Latin gangs in Barcelona trying to recruit children as young as 12 to their groups, according to police reports.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
King Juan Carlos I has sent a communication to all South American citizens, calling on them to move forward together with Spain - the letter marks the 200th anniversary of the Constitution of Cádiz, which united all the territory which then belonged to the Spanish crown; Barcelona mayor, Xavier Trias, has offered the Plaça de Glòries as a potential new location for the Catalan parliament, with the aim of a creating a new focal point for the Catalan government; More than 60 percent of visitors to the Las Arenas shopping and leisure centre are tourists.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Thousands of people took part yesterday in a flashmob supporting Catalan independence - a video of the event in Plaça Catalunya was filmed; Sailing sector in Catalunya seriously suffering due to crisis - the number of boat licences has fallen 64 percent in the past five years.