In the news headlines today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Generalitat is planning to reduce the privileges enjoyed by civil servants in the region; The Catalan government is also considering whether to start charging a minimum fee for prescriptions issued through the public health system, which could be anything between 20 cents and €1; A woman who robbed and strangled old people in their homes has been arrested in Barcelona.
EL PERIÓDICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The cost of the popular multi-use public transport ticket T10 will rise by 10 percent in January, to around €9—in addition, the all-night metro service on Saturday is at risk from Generalitat's cost-cutting; Workers at Quatre Camins prison cause hold-ups on AP7 motorway with protest at Granollers exit; Zapatero and Rajoy meet to discuss hand-over of powers to the PP.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
FC Barcelona won their crucial Champions League match at AC Milan last night, 2-3, with a hard-fought victory and fine display of football; A judge is investigating three senior officers from the Catalan police force, the Mossos d'Esquadra.