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Twenty five new coronavirus cases confirmed on Kefalonia yesterday by EODY, one on Ithaka

Today’s bank rates:
1 €UR = £ 0.8785 GBP
1 €UR = $ 1.072 USD
£1 GBP = 1.1383 €UR
$1 USD = 0.9328 €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
Fri 13/05   22°/15°   15 km/h   24%   Cloudy
Sat 14/05   23°/16°   18 km/h   64%   Morning showers probable
Sun 15/05   24°/16°   15 km/h   10%   Sunny
Mon 16/05   25°/16°   15 km/h   12%   Sunny
Tue 17/05   25°/17°   16 km/h   10%   Sunny
Wed 18/05   25°/16°   19 km/h   10%   Sunny
Thu 19/05   25°/16°   14 km/h   15%   Sunny
Fri 20/05   23°/16°   17 km/h   21%   Sunny
Sat 21/05   24°/16°   16 km/h   05%   Sunny
Sun 22/05   24°/16°   17 km/h   05%   Sunny

Appears to be a different case from yesterday's report of violence on a Wizz Air Gatwick-Hania flight:

--- Quote ---Brothers face £50k bill and lifetime Jet2 ban for 'violent behaviour' on Crete flight

Alfie and Kenneth Springthorpe displayed "unacceptable levels of aggression and even physical violence" on their holiday flight from London Stansted to Crete.

As a result, the crew was forced to head to Corfu so the pair, from Sidcup, Kent, could be offloaded. This resulted in a delay of approximately three hours and 45 minutes before the flight continued safely to Heraklion Airport.
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--- Quote ---How to see the rare 'superblood moon' this weekend

The eclipse will last just over five hours in total, but the moon will only be red for around 75 minutes while it is completely in earth's shadow.

Most people in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East will be able to get a glimpse of the eclipse.

For those in Britain and Europe, the partial eclipse begins at 2.28am on Sunday 15 May, and it should turn red at around 3.29am and end by 4.54am.
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--- Quote ---Anyone home? ‘Doorway’ on Mars spawns alien conspiracy theories

Image taken by Curiosity rover appears to show opening leading to a passageway on the Red Planet – but scientists are quick to slam it shut
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--- Quote ---X False

While the image in question was an authentic photo captured by a camera aboard the NASA Curiosity rover on May 7, 2022, the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory told Snopes that, what some social media users interpreted to be a “portal and a wall,” was actually a rock crevice on the red planet.
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--- Quote ---This Is Spinal Tap sequel set for release in 2024, reveals director Rob Reiner
Michael McKean, Harry Shearer and Christopher Guest will return as the infamous British rock band 40 years after the original film
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