Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Bankia is to receive public funds but without being nationalised, as Spanish government responds to criticism over the action it has taken regarding bank; Catalan parliament to approve measure today to ask Spanish government for rescue fund for toll system; A study by La Caixa questions the present model of small and medium-sized companies in Spain.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Judge orders police to investigate whether Iñaki Urdangarin has 'hidden' e-mails relating to Instituto Noos case; The president of the Spanish Supreme Court, Carlos Dívar, has been accused of embezzling funds, according to a report in today's El País; Mossos evict squatters from 'luxury' housing in the centre of Barcelona.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
Catalan president Artur Mas says that he will go to the Constitutional Court if necessary as a way to stop the Spanish government taking competencies away from the autonomous governnments; 300 students of vocational training courses (Formació Professional) will take up paid positions in companies at the start of the next educational year.