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Coronavirus: how Royal Mail is changing its service
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Coronavirus: how Royal Mail is changing its service

Postal service announces new opening hours and parcel collection system
6 Apr 2020
When are the last post dates for Christmas 2019?
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When are the last post dates for Christmas 2019?

Don't miss the deadlines for sending your cards and parcels
20 Nov 2019
Royal Mail wins high court battle to stop postal strike
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Workers at the Hornsey Road sorting office in North London listen to a representative of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) on September 10, 2019 in London,
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Royal Mail wins high court battle to stop postal strike

The vote to strike won by 97%, with a 76% turnout, but the judge ruled there were ‘irregularities’ in the process
14 Nov 2019
Royal Mail seeks injunction to block December strike
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Royal Mail seeks injunction to block December strike

Company bosses say union put ‘pressure’ on members to back planned action during general election
8 Nov 2019
Royal Mail set for Christmas strike chaos
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Royal Mail set for Christmas strike chaos

More woe for beleaguered postal service, which is battling slumping letter volumes and boardroom upheaval
14 Oct 2019
Can anything halt Royal Mail’s decline?
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Can anything halt Royal Mail’s decline?

Bigger than expected decline in letters volume sends shares tumbling 18%
30 Jan 2019
Postman Pat creator John Cunliffe dies age 85
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Postman Pat creator John Cunliffe dies age 85

Agency confirms news after obituary for the children’s book author appeared in the Ilkley Gazette
27 Sep 2018

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Posties' warning over 'unacceptable' dog attacks
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Posties' warning over 'unacceptable' dog attacks

Seven Royal Mail workers injured by uncontrolled pets every day
3 Jul 2017
Royal Mail faces strike action over pension scheme closure
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Royal Mail faces strike action over pension scheme closure

Scheme was closed to new members in 2008 but still costs £400m a year
13 Apr 2017
Royal Mail at 500: Five facts about the postal service
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Royal Mail at 500: Five facts about the postal service

With special events planned to mark the anniversary, here are some stories from its unusual history
8 Jun 2016
Penny Black: How the world's first stamp changed writing
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Penny Black: How the world's first stamp changed writing

Priceless sheet of the 176-year-old stamps has left the UK for the first time in a bomb-proof briefcase
2 Jun 2016
Royal Mail shares rebound after strong Christmas
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Royal Mail shares rebound after strong Christmas

Direct deals with retailers helped boost parcel volumes six per cent over the festive period
22 Jan 2016
RBS sale: does privatisation serve the public interest?
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RBS sale: does privatisation serve the public interest?

Some experts believe taxpayers may be short-changed – bringing back memories of Royal Mail sell-off
7 Aug 2015
Royal Mail: shares surge as trading begins
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Royal Mail: shares surge as trading begins

Conditional trading starts today but anyone who applied for more than £10,000 won't get a thing
11 Oct 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 14 Nov 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 14 Nov 2012

14 Nov 2012