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Space station astronauts receive ‘You-weren’t-in-when-we-called’ card from postman

The Royal Mail card claimed that the goods could not be delivered because ‘no-one was home and a signature was required’.

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Posted: Jun 4th, 2012
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Queen to ditch 100th-birthday messages after stamp price hike

‘The cheeky buggers at one’s Royal Mail are trying to charge one 60p a throw to send a quick hello to the old dears who have managed to live through the Blitz, swine flu, dementia and the NHS – they must be having a laugh with one.’

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Posted: Apr 18th, 2012
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‘We’ve been opening your communications for years,’ admits Royal Mail

first class servicing of postie holidays‘Opening people’s emails is all well and good,’ said Moya Greene, chief executive of the Royal Mail, ‘but it will never be as profitable as opening people’s birthday cards. Workers in the sorting office tell me you can make £200 on a good day.’

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2012
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Price of stamps set to increase to encourage even more people not to use them

Ofcom has announced caps on the price of stamps will be withdrawn so the struggling Royal Mail will be able to charge even more for their increasingly unpopular services as they aim to return the business to profit.

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2012
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Postmen to be allowed to open your mail if you aren’t in

The Royal Mail today unveiled plans to allow its delivery staff to open parcels or post which needs to be signed for if a householder is not at home. The postmen will be allowed to open any items that are not collected and dispose of the contents if necessary.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2012
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