In the Barcelona news today you will find the following stories:
EL PERIÓDICO (Castilian/Catalan)
El Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) have confirmed that the Spanish economy fell 0.3% in the final quarter of 2011; Rafael Nadal lost in the Australian Open final against world no.1 Novak Djokovic in a five-set match that lasted nearly six hours; Catalan airline Spanair face the task of having to relocate the 61,117 people who were due to fly between Monday and Friday.
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian/Catalan)
Mariano Rajoy today appears at the European union in Brussels to reveal his adjustment plan which will ensure greater financial stability and sustainability; José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has invited Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba and Carme Chacón to dinner in an attempt to ease tensions in the Congress elections; the Syrian army is fighting the rebels in Damascus in the increasing chaos of the Civil War.