Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Catalan hospitals stretched to the limit by high number of flu cases - elderly and patients with chronic illness especially affected; Spanish inflation stays constant in February, after period of falling, with a level of two percent; Spanish banks to ask European Central Bank for a new injection of cash tomorrow, up to €123 billion, in the second liquidity auction in three years.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Catalan president Artur Mas travelled to Morocco yesterday for a trip designed to promote commercial interests with the north African country - he is due to meet the country's president today; Barcelona taxis will introduce mobile-phone payment system from March; New mosaic remains found at Roman villa discovered in La Sagrera during AVE works.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
University students have started their day of protests by blocking various roads in the region, including accesses to Barcelona University and the Autonomous University of Barcelona; The Catalan government owes €700 million to social organisations.