The news from Barcelona this morning includes the following headlines:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Catalan government is weighing up the possibility of taking legal action against the Spanish government to try and force it to pay €750 million that it's owed by Madrid according to terms in the Catalan Statute; Mariano Rajoy calls on employers and unions to organise salary reductions as a way for Spain to become more competitive; Prison workers cause more problems to traffic with a protest this morning in front of Prison Services headquarters.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The Generalitat will start negotiations today with other Catalan parties regarding the budgets for 2012; Each Catalan will spend an average of €70 on this year's Gordo national lottery; Women now make up the majority of metro train drivers in Barcelona.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
A young Barça team beat Bate 4-0 at the Camp Nou last night, in the final qualifying match of this year's Champions League; Large shopping crowds were out yesterday enjoying the first public holiday of the festive season.