The second United States presidential debate took place last night with Barack Obama returning to top form after a much critiqued first debate (read story here). The city council of Barcelona has introduced a new bylaw regarding the hygiene standards of bars in the city (read story here).
The Spanish risk premium, which measures the probability of default according to investors, has fallen for the first time since mid-September by 400 points (read story here). The city council has postponed the planned charging of tourists to visit Parc Guell until 2013, although entrance for residents will remain free of charge (read story here).
The price of insulin to be paid by patients will rise from €2.64 per dosage to €5.13. 5.7% of the population of Catalunya is known to have diabetes, a disease which can only be controlled by monitoring and treatment (read story here)