Making the headlines in the Barcelona news today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
At the tenth Legislature today, Mariano Rajoy will name veteran minister Jesus Posada as president of the Spanish Congress, and former spokesman of the People's Party (PP) Pio Garcia-Escudero as president of the Senate; Inaki Urdangarin, the son-in-law of Spain's King Juan Carlos I has been suspended from official duties as a result of a corruption scandal; as the result of an air-strike, airline Iberia will only operate half of its intended flights, forcing the public to use alternative means of public transport.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
There are three Catalans in the new Congress with Dolors Montserrat added to Teresa Cunillera (PSC) and Jordi Jané (CiU) who retain their office; Barcelona players will today visit the victims of the Fukushima disaster; Francisco Camps will today plead his innocence against bribery claims.