High demand for Brazilian currency

Press Association
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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Two major foreign currency providers have reported dealing with "unprecedented" demand for the Brazilian Real as England fans prepare for the World Cup.

The Post Office said it has had to replenish stocks for its 11,500 branches after running low on the currency, while Travelex said that a 1,050% increase in demand meant it has been experiencing a temporary shortage at Heathrow and Manchester airports.