Making the Barcelona news headlines this morning are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The new leader of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE), Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, has made his first official speech to mark his authority on the party; Rubalcaba has appointed Elena Valenciano as his deputy, the first woman to hold the number two position in the PSOE; Catalan people increasingly return lost items that they find on public transport, taxis and in other places.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Wind and humidity will add to the cold temperature from tomorrow across Catalunya; Supreme court judge says that if King's son-in-law, Urdangarín, is found guilty of corruption, then he should go to prison - José Ramón Soriano also added that the King's daughter, Infanta Cristina, should be called to appear in court case; Barcelona to host two of its biggest events of the year in the next 10 days, including the World Mobile Congress, with total number of attendees expected to be around 81,000.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Town councils don't plan to do anything to lessen the impact of the increase of property tax IBI, which has been raised by the Spanish government; Catalan interior ministry says mayor of Badalona must stop using CCTV to 'spy' on people.