In the Barcelona news headlines today, you'll find the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish government is planning to approve a 'cheap' contract aimed at encouraging the employment of young people, the group hit hardest by the current high levels of unemployment; Majority of Catalans approve of tourist tax but are against charges for prescriptions; Continuing controversy regarding the script used at this year's Gaudi film awards, despite apologies from those involved.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The judge investigating the Caso Gürtel corruption case has had 13 people arrested, regarding possible charges relating to the visit of the Pope to Valencia in 2006; Catalan PP politician accuses fellow MP of being "stupid" for sharing photos of empty seats in parliament through Twitter; Staff of Barcelona public transport organisation TMB agree to strike action during the World Mobile Congress later in the month, one of the biggest events on the Barcelona business calendar.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
FC Barcelona make it through to the final of this year's Copa del Rei with a 2-0 victory at home to Valencia; Port Aventura is working on the construction of Europe's highest roller-coasters to be inaugurated in the spring, with the high point of the attraction now in place.