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Today’s bank rates:
1 €UR = £0.9052 GBP
1 €UR = $1.1191 USD
£1 GBP = 1.1047 €UR
$1 USD = 0.8936 €UR

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 @

Day, Date   Hi°/Lo°   Wind sp   Wet   Forecast
Mon 30/01   13°/10°   15 km/h   14%   Sun & cloud
Tue 31/01   12°/07°   26 km/h   83%   Showers probable
Wed 01/02   13°/08°   10 km/h   00%   Sunny
Thu 02/02   14°/09°   12 km/h   76%   Showers probable
Fri 03/02   12°/06°   21 km/h   74%   Rain and/or thunder probable
Sat 04/02   11°/06°   24 km/h   24%   Sun & cloud
Sun 05/02   11°/08°   18 km/h   08%   Sunny
Mon 06/02   12°/08°   16 km/h   40%   Showers possible
Tue 07/02   11°/07°   22 km/h   24%   Sun & cloud
Wed 08/02   13°/09°   17 km/h   33%   Showers possible


--- Quote ---Remastered portrait of Henry VIII on Royal Mint coins

Coins featuring a remastered portrait of Henry VIII have been unveiled by the Royal Mint.

Henry VIII, who reigned between 1509 and 1547, had the unfavourable nickname of “old Coppernose”, the Mint said.

Coinage was debased in his era, which involved combining the precious metal content of a coin with a more common metal, such as copper.

Coins were struck with increasing amounts of copper, with a thin layer of silver applied. This layer eventually wore away, particularly around the nose of the Henry VIII’s forward-facing portrait, the Mint said.
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Was obviously a primary school competition....

Yep, but I thought it was a  quite like the original 1500's coin (right) - rather unflattering.

Come to think of it, back in those days coins were probably the only image of the monarch most of the population saw.

Body of an unidentified male in an advanced state of decay recovered yesterday afternoon from the sea at Profiti Zacharia, south Kos.


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