Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has told G20 gathering that the Spanish bank bailout should be treated separately from public debt problem; A man has died in Palma de Mallorca after being immobilised by police - a small bag was later discovered in his mouth that could have contained cocaine; Spain made it through to the quarter-finals of the Eurocopa last night following a difficult match against Croatia, who were knocked out following the Spanish 1-0 victory.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
A survey carried out for El Periodico has found that while a large majority, 83.9 percent, support local tourism, almost 50 percent of those asked were against the construction of the Eurovegas complex in Barcelona; At least 20 people have been arrested in a police anti-drugs operation in Gavà; Twenty-five years after the ETA attack on a Barcelona Hipercor supermarket, terrorism victims have called for such events not to be forgotten.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The Generalitat's new one-euro charge for medicines issued on prescription by members of the CatSalut (public health) system will be introduced on Saturday; Spanish interior minister, Jorge Fernández Diaz, says that the anti-toll protest #novullpagar is another demonstration of unsociable behaviour.