Barcelona and Madrid exceed the maximum contamination levels, with San Gervasi, The Eixample, and Gracia seriously affected (read story here). El Espai Social de Catalunya Caixa welcomes a project in Badalona to assist families with childcare (read story here).
Former high-level Moody's executive, Christopher T. Mahoney, cites the cost of a Spanish rescue package at a billion Euros and warns that the country is "a lost cause" (read story here). Barcelona reaches a record level of restaurant and bar terraces, with 4,228, up 10% from last year (read story here). Touristic bike companies demand more security and alternative spaces for bicyclists (read story here)
El Punt Avui
Leonard Cohen stirred an audience of 12,000 at the Palau Sant Jordi last night. The Canadian singer-songwriter gave a more than three hour concert, telling the public, "I don't know when I'll see you again but I promise tonight I'll give you all I have to give (read story here).