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07/01/22
« on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 02:58:50 »
Eighty four new cases of coronavirus confirmed on Kefalonia yesterday by EODY, two on Ithaka.

Today's bank rate:
1 GBP = € 1.1621
1 USD = € 0.8577

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.


Ten day weather forecast for Kefalonia:
This is an overall forecast, due to the mountainous terrain the weather can be very localised.
Updated forecast @
weather.com

Day, Date   Hi°/Lo°   Wind sp   Wet   Forecast
Fri 07/01   16°/12°   20 km/h   90%   Rain probable
Sat 08/01   14°/10°   19 km/h   94%   Rain probable
Sun 09/01   14°/09°   19 km/h   72%   Showers probable
Mon 10/01   12°/09°   15 km/h   92%   Rain probable
Tue 11/01   14°/09°   18 km/h   78%   Showers probable
Wed 12/01   14°/08°   17 km/h   10%   Sun & cloud
Thu 13/01   12°/08°   16 km/h   22%   Mostly sunny
Fri 14/01   12°/08°   19 km/h   10%   Sunny
Sat 15/01   13°/10°   15 km/h   09%   Mostly sunny
Sun 16/01   14°/10°   11 km/h   09%   Mostly sunny


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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #1 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 03:12:38 »
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Boris Johnson in fresh sleaze row over ‘Great Exhibition 2’ plan of Tory donor funding lavish flat refit

Boris Johnson is facing fresh sleaze allegations after appearing to back a plan for a new “Great Exhibition” put forward by the Tory donor who funded his luxury flat redecorations.

The prime minister told Lord Brownlow he was “on the great exhibition plan” in a WhatsApp message in which he described his Downing Street rooms as “a bit of a tip” – and pleaded for more money.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-flat-sleaze-great-exhibition-b1988272.html

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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #2 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 03:15:45 »
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Missing dog reunited with owners after eight years

Cassie the Cocker Spaniel was stolen in Surrey when she was still a puppy.

She was eventually traced to Sussex, thanks to the help of a veterinary nurse and pet detectives.

Eight years later, she has finally been reunited with her owners.
https://youtu.be/zl2lXVV0AMU?t=1




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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #3 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 16:19:40 »
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Energy Minister details energy subsidies for households, businesses

Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas on Friday announced new measures amounting to €395 million for the support of households and businesses in January as a result of the international energy crisis.

The minister expanded on earlier announcements by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, explaining that the measures would apply to electricity and natural gas connections and would be financed by the Energy Transition Fund.

He announced subsidies for household electricity bills, saying that primary residences will be subsidised irrespective of income, size and provider.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1175129/energy-minister-details-energy-subsidies-for-households-businesses/

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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #4 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 16:21:50 »
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How the rules on Covid testing are changing for travel abroad
https://www.itv.com/news/2022-01-05/how-the-rules-on-covid-testing-are-changing-for-overseas-travel

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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #5 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 16:26:39 »
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George Rossi death: The Bill star dies, aged 61
Scottish actor played DC Lennox on ITV drama series
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/george-rossi-death-the-bill-b1988589.html

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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #6 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 17:33:26 »
Snowing again...

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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #7 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 18:30:09 »
Sixty six new cases of coronavirus on Kef today, four on Ithaka

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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #8 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 18:31:15 »
Levante Ferries are amending the timetables for ferries from Kef, new times at https://www.levanteferries.com/en/

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Re: 07/01/22
« Reply #9 on: Friday, 07 January, 2022 @ 18:34:32 »
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Sir Sidney Poitier: Hollywood trailblazer dies aged 94

Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win a best actor Oscar, has died at 94.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-59907931