Unemployment figures in Spain have risen to 4.7 million, as an additional 79,645 people have been added to the list of unemployed since the summer (read story here). Artur Mas takes part in the President's Conference in Madrid. Catalonia choses to avoid a debate on the state of Catalan independence and instead focus on the deficit (read story here). A man accused of stabbing a woman to death this weekend in the neighborhood of El Eixample, in Barcelona, is wanted in Ireland for the murder of his mother (read story here)
Fossil remains of humans that habitated the region which is now San Andreu 4,900 years ago were found during excavation on the Ave tunnel. The find, which is being called, "very significant and exceptional" contains the skeletal remains of men, women and children from the neolithic period. (read story here). Readers of El Periódico debate the effects of the change in bus service introduced this week in Barcelona (read story here).
El Punt Avui
After receiving a pardon by the Council of Ministers, four Mossos d'Esquadra convicted of torturing a Romanian man are ordered to prison by the Barcelona courts (read story here)