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09/09/22
« on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 04:12:22 »
Kef fire risk 09/09/22: Medium

Today’s bank rates:
1 €UR = £ 0.8926 GBP
1 €UR = $ 1.0309 USD
£1 GBP = 1.1203 €UR
$1 USD = 0.9700 €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 @
weather.com

Day, Date   Hi°/Lo°   Wind sp   Wet   Forecast
Fri 09/09   29°/23°   16 km/h   07%   Mostly sunny
Sat 10/09   30°/22°   15 km/h   45%   Thunderstorms possible early
Sun 11/09   29°/22°   21 km/h   12%   Sunny
Mon 12/09   27°/21°   30 km/h   07%   Sunny, windy
Tue 13/09   27°/20°   20 km/h   05%   Sunny
Wed 14/09   27°/20°   17 km/h   05%   Sunny
Thu 15/09   27°/21°   18 km/h   15%   Sunny
Fri 16/09   28°/21°   19 km/h   13%   Mostly sunny
Sat 17/09   28°/21°   17 km/h   24%   Sun & cloud
Sun 18/09   27°/20°   19 km/h   37%   Thunderstorms possible early


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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #1 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 04:17:57 »
Body of a 24 y-o foreign male recovered yesterday morning from the sea at Mandraki, Kos.

Body of a 71 y-o foreign male recovered midday yesterday from the sea off Rethymno beach, Crete.

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #2 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 04:28:39 »
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Sexual harassment includes sitting in rooms with more male officers than women, says police chief
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/09/08/sexual-harassment-includes-sitting-rooms-male-officers-women

Oh dear, it doesn't seem to matter if the people in the room self-identify as male, female or tadpoles.

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #3 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 11:17:22 »
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Safety Measures for Navagio Beach to be Updated

The updating of the safety measures for Greece’s famous Navagio beach was discussed Thursday during a meeting at the Greek Tourism Ministry in Athens.

During the meeting it was recommended that local authorities allow visitor access to the beach only through three protection zones as defined in a recent study, while keeping a cap on the number of bathers in order to avoid overcrowding near the surrounding cliffs.
https://news.gtp.gr/2022/09/08/safety-measures-for-navagio-beach-to-be-updated/

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #4 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 13:18:37 »
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Landslides increase due to climate change and fires

The rockslide Thursday morning at Navagio beach, a popular tourist destination on the Ionian island of Zakynthos, has alarmed authorities. Although there were no injuries, the incident caused by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake highlighted increasing landslides in Greece, linked to more rainfall and climate change.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1192861/landslides-increase-due-to-climate-change-and-fires/

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #5 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 13:19:52 »
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Woman found dead in her home in Larissa

The body of a 35-year-old woman was found in her apartment in the town of Larissa, central Greece, on Thursday, a local news website reported.

The police was called in by neighbours who complained of an intense stench emanating from the apartment on Papanastasiou Street. Officers who entered the flat found a decomposed body. It was initially believed that the death was brought about by health issues but a forensic examination found that she had been hit on the head with a sharp object.

Police are looking for her partner as the main suspect of her killing.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1192916/woman-found-dead-in-her-home-in-larissa/

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #6 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 13:21:06 »
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Komotini man arrested for setting wife ablaze

A man was arrested in Komotini, northern Greece, on Thursday after setting his wife on fire.

Τhe 62-year-old suspect poured petrol on his 55-year-old spouse and set her on fire, but later changed his mind and put out the flames. He then called the police which arrested him.

The wife is currently undergoing treatment at the emergency unit of Komotini Hospital.
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1192921/komotini-man-arrested-for-setting-wife-ablaze/

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #7 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 13:32:04 »
You might've come across this before but there's quite a nice story on the Independent:

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What Queen Elizabeth II said when a clueless American hiker asked if she had ‘met the Queen’
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/royal-family/american-hiker-queen-elizabeth-bodyguard-dick-b2163426.html

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #8 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 16:26:10 »
Medium risk of bush fire on Kef tomorrow, according to civilprotection.gr

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #9 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 16:48:28 »
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Mother who shook infant daughter to death is spared jail

Lily-Mai was born in November 2017 and spent the first two months of her life in Barnet Hospital, before she was discharged into her parents’ care on 25 January 2018.

Staff were concerned over a lack of bonding between mother and baby while Lily-Mai was still in hospital.

Four days after her birth, Saint George refused to visit her daughter on the ward, saying she was having her dinner.

Midwives were shocked to see her standing with her back to the baby when she finally agreed to see her.

Both parents would make sure they had eaten themselves before they fed Lily-Mai.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/lauren-saint-george-baby-death-jail-b2163664.html

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #10 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 18:34:01 »
Resurfacing with a continuation of the wavy cobbling along the area of seafront area behind old market in Argostoli is well underway, should vastly improve that area when completed.

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Re: 09/09/22
« Reply #11 on: Friday, 09 September, 2022 @ 18:36:56 »