Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish pensioners will have to pay 10 percent of the cost of their medication under new plans put forward by the central government; Animal rights organisation WWF España to vote today on whether to retain Spanish king as 'presidente de honor'; FC Barcelona trainer, Pep Guardiola, says that the team were "lucky" against Chelsea, the last time they met the team in the Champions League semi-finals at Stamford Bridge.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy says he won't talk to his Argentinian counterpart, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, over the nationalisation of YPF - instead he will participate in joint EU response to expropriation of oil company; Saudi-Spanish businessman living in Spain paid for King Juan Carlos's elephant hunting trip to Botswana; People who take paper and cardboard from recycling containers collectively make about €1.5 million a year in Barcelona.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Teachers warn that new round of education spending cuts will cause a decrease in quality of teaching; International Monetary Fund says that Spain won't be able to reduce its deficit to three percent until 2018.