Among the stories making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The accidental cutting of a cable left Barcelona airport in darkness last night and 11 flights had to be diverted; The town of Salt, close to Girona, is suffering problems due to a high level of delinquency and repeat offenders; Restaurants offering discounts of over 70 percent to Spaniards who are out of work.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
A judge has confirmed that the Duke of Palma and a business partner have "seized" public funds; A multi-vehicle pile-up on Maresme motorway has caused big traffic jams during this morning's rush hour; 700 volunteers went out last night to count how many homeless people are currently sleeping out in the city.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The company Cacaolat will remain in Catalan hands following the decision of a judge to award its ownership to a coalition of three local companies, Damm, Victory and Cobega; Centenarian senate candidate has been hospitalised due to fractured femur; Nuclear power station at Ascó (Tarragona) is to build a storage facility for nuclear waste, which will be for its own usage.