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

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