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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
What do the inventors of the submarine and the ejector seat, the surgeon who carried out the world’s first C-section and the first All-Black rugby captain have in common? They’re all Irish. With the help of the Epic — the Irish Emigration Centre — we profile 20 of our most famous
Mon, 21 Aug, 2017
Labour's manifesto will offer a vision of a Britain in which "nobody is ignored, nobody is forgotten, nobody is left behind", Jeremy Corbyn has said.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Reinvigorating a brand is always an option, but often it’s best to leave well enough alone, writes
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
Two police officers in Wales have been taken to hospital following an early morning crash with a postal lorry.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2016
An orangutan called Rocky has outperformed Sylvester Stallone in the movie of the same name by displaying an ability to emulate human speech.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Reno police said they shot to death a man who tried to run over an officer as he attempted to drive into a crowded chicken wing festival.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Royal Mail expects the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU to spur a short-term surge in sales as the postal operator delivers pamphlets for the both sides of the campaigns as well as mail-in ballots.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
A couple in England have been told to restrain their cat or face having their mail deliveries suspended.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Britain’s postal service, the Royal Mail yesterday said it was on track to meet its cost reduction target and delivered more parcels than expected in the UK over the Christmas period, easing concerns over the intense competition facing the former monopoly.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Three men who used a stolen Royal Mail van to carry out a vicious robbery on a post office in Donegal have been jailed for a total of 18 years.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Some of the strnger stories from around the world
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Thu, 15 Oct, 2015
Police say a 29-year-old man in Philadelphia continued to drive a car after being shot twice in the head.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Britain is considering selling the Channel 4 public broadcaster as part of its drive to pay down debt, a government official has accidentally revealed.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Is there no end to what postmen can do?
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
A parcel posted from Britain with Ireland clearly marked as its destination ended up in Canada — leaving the intended recipient to question whether the Eircode he gave in his address may have played a role in the mix-up.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
This letter addressed to ’Séan who sings like Neil Diamond’ got delivered
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
Yesterday’s Eircode launch saw a protest by a group that claims 50,000 Irish language addresses are either incomplete or have been entirely omitted from the new postcode database.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2015
The London market ended the session by posting four straight weeks of losses, despite edging up yesterday.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
UK chancellor George Osborne last night announced that his Government had begun the sale of its remaining stake in Royal Mail and that it would give up to a further 1% tranche in the company to employees.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
British chancellor George Osborne yesterday said his government will sell its remaining shares in Royal Mail to help reduce the country’s national debt.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
Intense competition in the parcels market from rivals including Amazon will leave Britain’s Royal Mail reliant on cost controls and efficiency improvements to underpin profits this year.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
In 1914, Cunard was unusual in having two large steamers constructed with a loan from the British taxpayer, and in being paid an annual subsidy, against their potential use as auxiliary cruisers, writes
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Parcels delivery firm TNT Express is set for a takeover by rival FedEx after the Dutch firm backed an offer worth €4.4bn.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
Waterford’s Kevin Phelan carried on from where he left off last week by carding an opening 67 to claim a share of the lead in the Africa Open at East London Golf Club in South Africa.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2015
The British broadcaster ITV declared victory in its transformation plan yesterday, returning cash to shareholders after strong international growth and new revenue streams helped it to beat 2014 profit forecasts.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
A UK government-commissioned inquiry into the sale of Royal Mail Group will call for changes to the way initial public offerings are managed in London, according to a sources.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
Security cameras which could have captured the murder of a Catholic postman more than 12 years ago were not working when the gunmen struck, an inquest has been told.
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
Online retail giant Amazon’s delivery service will more than halve the growth potential for Royal Mail’s parcels business, the former state-owned British company said yesterday, sending its shares lower.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2014
Britain's Royal Mail posted a drop in half-year profits today after its parcels arm was squeezed by Amazon’s drive to deliver more of its own business.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
The postal regulator has been urged to introduce an immediate cap on competition to the Royal Mail.
Fri, 31 Oct, 2014
The Royal Mail has sold a former mail centre for £111m, with the prospect of a further £20m if planning permission is granted.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2014
The British Government is today inviting expressions of interest from bidders for the UK’s 40% stake in the Eurostar rail service.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2014
The ranks of female bosses in the FTSE 100 Index are to be boosted after Britain’s biggest DIY chain announced a change in leadership.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
A letter bomb has been discovered at a postal sorting office near Belfast.
Sat, 12 Jul, 2014
The Post Office has reported an increased profit of £107m despite a decline in its revenue.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
ENGLAND: Much-loved TV characters Teletubbies are to say "eh-oh" to a new generation of viewers with a comeback more than a decade after the series ended-
Sat, 14 Jun, 2014
Royal Mail paid £4.5m to its executives in the last financial year, £500,000 less than in the previous 12 months, according to new figures.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014