In the Barcelona news headlines today:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish GDP per citizen has fallen to 2002 levels as a result of the economic crisis; Lleida airport has had 33,000 passengers this year, around half the number of 2010; Inflation has fallen to 2.9 percent, and pensioners will see their spending power reduced as a result.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Nine members of the Catalan parliament are due to testify in court today regarding the protests that took place at the institution in June, which hindered access to the building; Former president of Valencia Francisco Camps says that he paid for suits that were supposedly given to him as gifts; CiU leader in the Spanish Congress, Josep Antoni Durán i Lleida says that he believes new Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, won't do anything at the moment regarding the new 'pacte fiscal'.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The Generalitat is taking the Spanish government to court regarding the outstanding €759 million it is owed, and will also notify the European Union of the debt; Witnesses in Olot murder case say they didn't understand why the accused, Pere Puig, threatened to kill them.