Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Repsol shares slump on Madrid stock exchange this morning following nationalisation of offshoot YPF in Argentina; Spanish government announces a forceful response to what it describes as a "hostile" move by the Argentinian administration; Government worried that king's hunting accident could lead to an institutional crisis.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Citizens campaign in Barcelona supports street prostitutes and their rights; FC Barcelona player Andrés Iniesta says that the Chelsea that the team will face tomorrow is "more dangerous" than the one in 2009, when he scored a last-gasp winner to take Barça into the Champions League final; King's grandson leaves hospital after shooting accident last week - his father has told the Guardia Civil that it occured when the gun was being cleaned.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Spanish government to increase the number of pupils in public school classes and reduce course options, as a way of saving money; Catalan interior minister says that he plans to change rules regarding the authorisation of street demonstrations to be more restrictive, as a way of preventing riots such as those seen in last month's general strike.