Many Britons ignorant of Euro

ARTICLE - Captain Euro is the Euro's friendly-face, an animated character who, with his band of merry men and women, are here to educate people about Europe and its new currency.

But this super-hero will need all his strengths when it comes to Britons.

Forget arguments about whether we have met Gordon Brown's economic criteria - many people have no idea that their pesetas will not buy them a cerveza next summer.

Just under half of the UK population is unaware that twelve European currencies will

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account