First class stamps will now cost almost £1 as price hiked by 10p

The price of a first class stamp will rise by 10p to almost £1, Royal Mail has said. Rising inflation and a long-term decline in letters has…

Royal Mail apologises for letter delays amid surging staff absences

Royal Mail has apologised after soaring staff absences caused the postal service to miss targets for millions of letter deliveries. The formerly state-owned company said just 85.6pc…

Why radio plays a pivotal role in exposing scandal

It was World Radio Day on Sunday. Not that there was much fanfare. A fleeting mention on Broadcasting House and a documentary, about tiny community radio stations…

Royal Mail faces union battle over plans to cut 700 jobs

Mr Thompson, who also previously worked for Apple and is on Coca-Cola’s digital advisory board, insisted that the cuts were a continuation of already agreed proposals with…

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella shuts down as Covid ‘puts paid to joy’

Andrew Lloyd Webber has decided to shut down Cinderella, his latest musical, until February at the earliest, blaming “this wretched virus” for putting paid to “the joy…

Valuable drawings by Dame Laura Knight stolen after Royal Mail left them on doorstep

The spate of doorstep thefts has shocked residents of the idyllic riverside village of Waldringfield, where there were just four burglaries reported last year. The theft of…

‘I ordered a parcel to Hertfordshire – and it was delivered to Australia’

Rogue delivery drivers are stealing valuable parcels, leaving them in unsafe locations and in some cases sending them to completely different countries, a charity has warned.  Citizens…