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Royal Mail workers on 48-hour strike over pay

Picket lines have been mounted outside Royal Mail delivery and sorting offices after workers launched a 48-hour strike in a worsening dispute over pay. Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) walked out, hitting deliveries of post across the country. Talks between the two sides were held on Thursday but …

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Commonwealth Games 2022 stamps released by Royal Mail

A new set of stamps has been issued to mark the Commonwealth Games being held in Birmingham from later this month. The eight stamps were designed by artist Charis Tsevis, featuring illustrations of athletes competing in sports and para sports including diving, boxing, para table Tennis, para powerlifting, gymnastics, cycling …

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British Airways axes another 10,300 flights this summer

British Airways has announced it will axe another 10,300 short-haul flights until the end of October. The move takes the percentage of cancellations across the airline to a total of 13% this summer. BA has been one of the worst affected carriers in terms of schedule disruption in recent months …

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