Making the headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
Spain is mourning the death of its internationally-renowned actress Sara Montiel, who became famous after starring in the box office hits El último couplé and La violetera (read story here).
A secret meeting has taken place between Generalitat president Artur Mas, the leader of the Spanish Socialists Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba and the head of the Catalan Socialist party, Pere Navarro; it was held on Sunday at the PSOE headquarters in Madrid, and as a result, Rubalcaba called for their involvement in amending the Spanish Constitution (read story here).
A woman has died and another seriously injured in a house fire early this morning. Firemen were called to the number 619 of Gran Via in Barcelona around 6.10. The details about the fire origin are still unclear (read story here).