84 lives, mainly civilians, have been claimed in the past six days, since Israel launched it´s latest attack on Gaza (read story here). Economic implications of independence take centre-stage in the political debate between the Catalan election candidates televised last night (read story here). Bus and metro strikes will continue to cause havoc across the city this week (read story here).
The CiU candidate, Artur Mas, defends his innocence over accusations of corruption published today in ‘El Mundo’ (read story here). The president of the Federació d'Organitzacions Empresarials de Girona (FOEG), Jordi Comas, has died following a violent break-in at his home (read story here). Hamilton’s USA GP victory helps keeps Alonso’s championship hopes alive (read story here).
A new law limiting the amount of cash payments allowed during a business exchange to €2,500 goes into effect today. The new law is part of an anti-fraud measure approved last April and includes heavy fines for non-compliance (read story here). A recent study questions the efficacy of homework (read story here)