Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Catalan parliament has approved the introduction of a €1 fee on prescriptions as well as a tourist tax that will take effect from November 1st; Argentina has removed four licences for Repsol-controlled oil company, with a loss of 3.8 percent of its output; FC Barcelona could once more face Real Madrid in the next round of the Champions League, following the Madrid side's victory at home last night against CSKA.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Fog over Barcelona continues this morning, but after closures and flight cancellations and diversions, the port and El Prat airport are returning to normal operations; Road signs in Barcelona can cause confusion to drivers and increase the risk of accidents, according to a study by the RACC; Spanish tax minister says that civil servants won't have their salaries reduced or risk losing their jobs this year.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that the cost of electricity should rise with a retrospective increase applied from last October; Spanish newspaper ABC runs cover story saying 'We have a problem: Cataluña'.