In the news from Barcelona, the following stories are making the headlines:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Cuts to the public health budget in Catalunya are the cause behind the two-day strike by local doctors that started this morning; The cost of Spanish sovereign debt hits a new high, with financial markets keeping up pressure on the bonds; Workers at the Catalan Water Agency criticise an imminent privatisation of water services.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Inflation in Spain rose by eight decimal points in October to reach three percent; FC Barcelona says it has a new contract ready for manager Pep Guardiola to sign whenever he's ready; Spanish public television company fires journalist and editor for criticising colleagues during a university talk.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Heavy traffic on the roads in and out of Barcelona due to the continuing rain; Local residents of the Sagrada Família area support council plan to stop coaches from parking in the immediate surrounds of Antoni Gaudí's cathedral under construction.