Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Catalan public health system wants to exclude 456 medications from the ones it offers, at a predicted saving of €440 million—read story here; Fees for six out of ten university students are due to rise by 55 percent—read story here; Heatwave continues in Spain with warning about temperatures rising above 40 degrees in some parts of the country—read story here.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested a group of men accused of trying to swindle the president of Getafe football club, amongst others, by posing as Arab sheiks—read story here; The Spanish treasury is studying the possibility of getting rid of the tax deduction for the purchase of a property once more and increasing taxes on petrol—read story here; Spanish football team prepare to meet Portugal in tonight's Eurocopa semi-final—read story here.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that Castilian must be used in Catalan schools as a principal teaching language alongside Catalan—read story here; Catalan chef Ferran Adrià has expressed his support for the 'Eurovegas' project in Barcelona, along with other chefs from the region who want to be involved if the city is chosen as the location for the complex—read story here.