Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Spanish government is taking measures to protect big companies that are listed on the IBEX stock exchange; Catalunya is the autonomous community that receives the most tax inspections, and where the most money is gathered as a result from such actions; Residents living in the Rambla want to have a ban on noisy stag and hen parties coming to the street.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The crisis in Spain is making news headlines in international press this week, with French magazine Libération, British newspaper the Financial Times and US paper The Wall Street Journal amongst those focusing on it in recent days; The G7 wants Europe to take action to deal with the debt crisis in Spain; The Spanish government has admitted that there could be problems with "liquidity" in the national pension system.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The Generalitat wants the EC to help it apply pressure to the Spanish government to ensure that it complies with plans to construct the 'Corredor Mediterraneo' train line; Three people have been arrested in Barcelona accused of falsifying gas contracts in the city as part of a swindling operation.