Low share prices when the UK government privatised Royal Mail cost the taxpayer around £1 billion, a parliamentary committee has reported. Meanwhile the National Health Service and social services are in financial crisis.
In a move which belies the anger of some Christian groups complaining at the downgrading of religious imagery on British stamps, the Royal mail yesterday issued a set of ten stamps celebrating ten of Britain's historic cathedrals.
Christians are being urged not to be taken in by a hoax email claiming the Royal Mail have instructed staff not to sell religious-themed Christmas stamps. The email warning comes in a number of different versions