Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
A goods train derailed in Reus station last night, for reasons that are still not known, bringing to three the number of such incidents in Catalunya this year; BBVA takes over Unnim and becomes the biggest banking entity in Spain; Majority of Catalan parlilamentary groups have shown their support for the Catalan language 'immersion' method of teaching in schools, ahead of today's decision from the Catalan high court regarding whether it needs to introduce Castilian as a teaching language.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
FC Barcelona star Leo Messi last night scored five goals in the team's Champions League 7-1 victory over Bayer Leverkeusen - it is the most ever scored by one player in a single Champions match; Sales of the T-10 public transport ticket went down in January as users opted for other options that last longer; Syrian doctors working in Barcelona gather medication and surgical material to send to their home country.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The decision regarding where the 'Eurovegas' complex wlll be located is due to be taken in June - organisers say that casinos will only take up three percent of the venue; Catalan interior ministry opens investigation against students who blocked road to Barcelona Autonomous University.