Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Snow has arrived in Barcelona this morning and is settling in other parts of Catalunya, ahead of the forecast drop in temperatures expected for later on today; Referee doesn't send off Barça goalkeeper Pinto in match against Valencia, despite his handling the ball outside the area - Barça got a 1-1 draw in the game although they came close to scoring on various occasions; Security expert appointed head of Catalan traffic department.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The number of people registered with the Spanish social security system as out of work rose again last month, the six month in a row, by 177,470 to bring the total number of unemployed in Spain to around 4.6 million, the highest figure in 16 years; Spanish health minister Anna Mato announces greater centralisation of health system; Mac computers now have an operating system in Catalan.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Following their Madrid meeting yesterday, Artur Mas has said that he will give support to Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy, providing that the government reciprocates towards Catalunya and pays the debt that it owes the region; Spanish government's plan to promote English in schools viewed as threat to Catalan language in local schools.