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07/10/21
« on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 03:22:47 »
Two new cases of coronavirus on Kef yesterday, as announced by EODY.

Kef fire risk 07/10/21: Low               
               
Ten day weather forecast for Kefalonia:               
Day   Date    Hi°/Lo°   Wind sp   Wet   Forecast
Thu   07/10   22°/18°   42 km/h   99%   Thunderstorms & winds probable
Fri   08/10   22°/17°   19 km/h   95%   Thunderstorms probable
Sat   09/10   23°/18°   16 km/h   91%   Thunderstorms probable
Sun   10/10   22°/17°   20 km/h   97%   Thunderstorms probable
Mon   11/10   22°/15°   17 km/h   92%   Thunderstorms probable
Tue   12/10   21°/16°   22 km/h   80%   Rain & thunder probable
Wed   13/10   22°/16°   17 km/h   72%   Rain & thunder probable
Thu   14/10   22°/15°   23 km/h   63%   Thunderstorms probable
Fri   15/10   21°/15°   20 km/h   60%   Thunderstorms probable
Sat   16/10   21°/15°   22 km/h   33%   Showers possible
               
This is an overall forecast, due to the mountainous terrain the weather can be very localised.                
Updated forecast @
weather.com               
               
Today's bank rate:                
1 GBP = €   1.1426            
1 USD = €   0.8412            
               
Based on Alpha Bank exchange rates, these are widely used by exchange agencies in Greece.                
Other banks likely to offer a different rate which may be marginally higher or lower.                
Banks and foreign exchange offices normally charge standard 2% commission.               
You may get a better rate changing your holiday money in advance at e.g the
Post Office.               
NB: some f-ex agencies advertise "No Commission".                
Invariably, they deduct commission before they (don't) advertise the rate.               
Foreign exchange offices are businesses, not charities.
               

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Re: 07/10/21
« Reply #1 on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 03:25:38 »
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UNESCO ups pressure on UK

In a potentially game-changing development in Athens’ near 40-year campaign to repatriate the Parthenon Marbles, currently exhibited at the British Museum, a UNESCO committee has issued a decision urging the United Kingdom to enter into talks with Greece over the dispute.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1169200/unesco-ups-pressure-on-uk/

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Re: 07/10/21
« Reply #2 on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 03:36:19 »
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Tory MP says living on £82,000 salary is ‘really grim’ and calls for 22% pay rise
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-mp-salary-peter-bottomley-b1933668.html


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Re: 07/10/21
« Reply #3 on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 09:20:05 »
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Tory MP says living on £82,000 salary is ‘really grim’ and calls for 22% pay rise
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-mp-salary-peter-bottomley-b1933668.html

he's in the wrong trade, should have become a GP and saved lives, (instead of sleeping on a bench all day)

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Re: 07/10/21
« Reply #4 on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 15:34:37 »
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Nazi trial: 100-year-old SS guard in court in Germany

Seventy-six years after the end of World War Two, a former concentration camp guard has gone on trial for assisting in the murder of 3,518 prisoners at Sachsenhausen near Berlin.

Josef S is accused of complicity in the shooting of Soviet prisoners of war and the murder of others with Zyklon B gas.

Time is running out for Nazi-era criminals to face justice and he is the oldest defendant so far to stand trial.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-58826189

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Re: 07/10/21
« Reply #5 on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 16:14:35 »
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Tory MP says living on £82,000 salary is ‘really grim’ and calls for 22% pay rise
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-mp-salary-peter-bottomley-b1933668.html

What an absolute idiot he should try living on 10% of that, many old people in the uk do.

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Re: 07/10/21
« Reply #6 on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 21:27:37 »
Memorial unveiled earlier today in the square outside the Holy Church of Taxiarches, Argostoli, to commemorate those who fell in the Battle of Navpaktos, 1571, when a fleet of the Holy League (a coalition of Catholic states - mainly Spain and Italy) inflicted a major defeat on the fleet of the Ottoman Empire in the Gulf of Patras.

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Re: 07/10/21
« Reply #7 on: Thursday, 07 October, 2021 @ 21:34:48 »
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Up to 1.5m more could struggle to pay energy bills next year

More than a million extra British households won't be able to afford to heat and power their homes next spring, according to a charity.

Energy bills are expected to rise again in April to reflect the rising wholesale price of gas.

Ofgem, the energy regulator, said the price cap would have to rise again next year, which analysts said could mean a typical customer paying between £400 and £600 more per year.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58831110