Higher prices for parcels and loads of Christmas cards delivered helped Royal Mail boost revenues by 2 per cent in the past nine months, the recently privatised business reported today.
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Saturday 16 March 2013
Man About Town
Saturday 16 March 2013
Thursday 07 March 2013
Doctor Who is to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a three-day event expected to draw thousands of fans - and an array of stars and talent from the series.
Sunday 03 March 2013
George Osborne took a risk by cutting public spending - and he lost. Now he seems to have no idea how to respond, leaving all the cards in the hands of his opposite number
Thursday 28 February 2013
Reynolds was part of the gang who carried out heist which netted them a staggering £2.6 million - around £40 million in 2012 money
Friday 22 February 2013
The Royal Mail dipped slightly below its target of delivering most first class letters on time at the end of last year, new figures have shown.
Monday 18 February 2013
Royal Mail staff could end up owning a tenth of the group when it becomes the biggest privatisation since the 1980s, according to reports over the weekend.
In pictures: Football heroes including Kevin Keegan, George Best and Bobby Charlton given the stamp of approval
Friday 08 February 2013
Royal Mail issue commemorative stamps to mark anniversary
Thursday 07 February 2013
Royal Mail has won back a contract to deliver statements to British Gas customers, which it lost to a rival in 2007.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Cabinet ministers have been warned to prepare for further sweeping budget cuts extending to 2016 as new figures showed another leap in public sector borrowing.
Sunday 20 January 2013
The night we all switched tracks
Monday 14 January 2013
Royal Mail received a much-needed boost today as United Parcel Services, the world’s largest deliverer of packages, dropped a €5.2 billion (£4.3 billion) takeover bid for Dutch rival TNT Express after it became clear that it would be blocked by European regulators.
Thursday 13 December 2012
A talking cuddly electronic pet is the toy most wanted by children this Christmas, judging by the letters posted to Santa Claus.
Postal workers could block half of Britain's mail as dispute over monopoly on home delivery escalates
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Postal workers could block the delivery of half the nation’s mail in an escalating dispute over the first challenge to the Royal Mail’s historic monopoly on home delivery, union leaders are warning tonight.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Owners of dogs that attack postal workers delivering mail could face much heavier punishments after a report called for tougher legislation.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
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Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
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