Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Spanish PP government is to face questions in Congress today over bank bailout announced at the weekend; Banks will have to cut the price of the properties they own by 25 percent, as part of the terms of the rescue package; Directors of banks requiring public help will not be entitled to compensation if they leave.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Inflation in Spain falls to 1.9 percent, a drop of two tenths of a decimal point compared to the previous months; Forest fire in the Alt Penedès area was started intentionally according to the Catalan interior minister, Felip Puig - the fire has so far burned down 600 hectares of land; Unemployed man in Mataró could lose access to public healthcare in September, as a result of policy decided by Spanish health minister Ana Mato.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
A Catalan driver has passed through toll points 68 times without paying, as part of the 'I don't want to pay' (#novullpagar) protest; Spanish Congress says it won't punish those who whistle or protest at singing of Spanish national anthem.