Voters in the United States decide their new president today, with Ohio pinned as a fundamental state to win in order to secure the presidency (read story here). Catalunya Caixa, a foundation that owns various sites across the city such as La Pedrera, Món Sant Benet and Món Natura, will officially be known as Catalunya-La Pedrera as of tomorrow (read story here). The restoration work to Plaça Espanya's Venetian towers will commence before the end of the year and will take approximately six months (read story here).
The conflict between the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, and Catalunya's President Artur Mas deepens as Rajoy declares that 'all possibilities of dialogue with Mas have been exhausted' (read story here). In both candidates' last moments in the race for the White House, President Barack Obama will end the long campaign in Chicago playing basketball, while Republican candidate Mitt Romney is heading to Boston (read story here). Three lines of the Rodiales, R-1, R-3 and R-4 experienced delays today in Barcelona due to problems on the R-1 line (read story here).
Spain's Constitutional Court, the Tribunal Constitutional, will be debating today the constitutionality of homosexual marriages which were approved by Zapatero's Socialist government in July 2005 and were contested by the opposition party, Partitido Popular, in September of the same year (read story here).