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Tourists advised to take euros if travelling to Greece

British tourists have been advised to take euros with them if they are travelling to Greece amid fears banking services may be restricted at short notice.

Withdrawals from cashpoints have already been limited to €60 for locals and as cash reserves in Greece reach a critical level holidaymakers to the country are being told to take enough cash with them to cover their trip.

"Visitors to Greece should be aware of the possibility that banking services, including credit card processing and servicing of ATMs, throughout Greece could potentially become limited at short notice.

"At this time, you can continue to withdraw cash using your card as normal, up to the daily limit imposed by the Greek banking system, usually 600 euro, or the daily limit imposed by your card issuer, as long as the ATM has been replenished.

"While banks are closed in Greece and some withdrawals are limited, make sure you take sufficient euros in cash to cover the duration of your stay, emergencies, unforeseen circumstances and any unexpected delays."

– UK Foreign Office

Man charged with murder of teenager 30 years ago

Melanie Road was stabbed to death in Bath in 1984. Credit: ITV News

A man has been charged with the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death more than 30 years ago.

Melanie Road, 17, was sexually assaulted and stabbed multiple times in Bath in June 1984.

Police said 63-year-old Christopher John Hampton from Bristol, who will appear in court on Monday, has now been charged with killing her.


Tunisia attack: Scottish victims' bodies returned to families

The bodies of four Scottish nationals killed in the beach terror attack in Tunisia last week have been returned to their families.

Billy and Lisa Graham, from Bankfoot, near Perth Credit: STV

Following an inquest at West London Coroner's Court earlier today the remains of William Graham, 51, and his 50-year-old wife Lisa were released to relatives and will be taken back to Scotland at the family's request.

Jim and Ann McQuire had just retired Credit: ITV News

The bodies of James and Ann McQuire, 66 and 63, who were both fatally shot in the chest, were also released to their families after the conclusion of the inquest.

Greeks in Britain take to the streets over referendum

A march was held in London's Trafalgar Square. Credit: PA

Greeks in Britain have taken to the streets ahead of the country's bailout referendum tomorrow.

Three protesters hold up the word OXI, No in Greek. Credit: PA

A protest was held in London's Trafalgar Square, which was organised by the Greek Solidarity Campaign.

A man dressed as the Grim Reaper protests. Credit: PA

Polls suggest those voting No to an EU bailout are 1% ahead of those in favour.

Sombre homecoming for Britons killed in Tunisia attack

The British victims of the Tunisian beach attack were brought back to the UK by RAF plane Credit: .

The bodies of the final five Britons to be repatriated after being killed in the Tunisian beach attack have arrived home today.

Military personnel solemnly marked the return of the bodies of Lisa Burbidge, Stuart Cullen, Christopher Dyer, Bruce Wilkinson and Claire Windass as they silently carried them off the plane which brought them back to the UK.

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