Barcelona News Today
Catalunya has the third highest rate of personal income tax in the world, behind Sweden and Aruba, at 56% for incomes greater than €300,000 (read story here). Minimum service on Barcelona metro and bus lines as another day of strikes are planned for today (read story here). Parents in Barcelona will have free parking when taking their children to school (read story here)
Results of yesterday's elections show that the PNV, Partido National Vasco, has regained power in Euskadi. Meanwhile, in other elections held yesterday, the Partido Popular gained a majority in Galicia (read story here). The Catalan Socialist Party, PSC, initiates a plan to 'save' Bicing (read story here). Two houses collapse in Catalunya as a result of heavy rains (read story here).
Barcelona's basketball team, Barça Regal, comes back this weekend with a victory over CAI Zaragoza (read story here).