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Royal Mail issues four stamps to mark King Charles III’s coronation
Stamps embrace causes close to king’s heart, with designs depicting Britain’s cultural diversity, Commonwealth and sustainability

Caroline Davies

27, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Revealed: official gifts to royal family contained in £100m ‘private’ stamp collection
Mint collection of historical Canadian stamps and rare set from Laos were given to royals as state gifts

Henry Dyer

13, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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First stamps to bear King Charles’s silhouette to be released
Special set with UK’s favourite flowers including the sunflower and purple iris to feature on collection of 10 stamps

Caroline Davies

14, Mar, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Honour our dead soldiers on stamps | Letter
Letters: Madeleine Burbidge on the artist Steve McQueen’s campaign to get Royal Mail to commemorate soldiers killed in Iraq

08, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Iron Maiden win Royal Mail seal of approval with 12 stamps
Band may have been snubbed by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but Royal Mail pays tribute to ‘bona fide rock legends’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

05, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Ukraine issues Crimean Bridge strike stamp on Russia’s Unity Day
Postal service follows up April’s limited edition stamp celebrating attack on Russian flagship Moskva

Isobel Koshiw in Kyiv

04, Nov, 2022 @10:53 AM

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My stash of old stamps is beautiful. Why make them unnecessarily obsolete? | Dale Berning Sawa
Royal Mail has given us 100 days to use or exchange them, but we stand to lose a lot more than we gain, says freelance writer Dale Berning Sawa

Dale Berning Sawa

26, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Royal Mail warns there are only 100 days left to use stamps without barcodes
After 31 January, consumers with non-valid versions will have to send off a form to secure a swap

Joanna Partridge

24, Oct, 2022 @10:39 AM

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Alain de Cadenet obituary
Swashbuckling racing driver who went on to have a successful career as a television presenter

Richard Williams

05, Jul, 2022 @5:31 PM

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Cracking the code to sending a letter | Letters
Letters: Katharina Fritsch on Germany’s use of alphanumeric codes instead of stamps, and Jane Gregory on appreciating handwritten letters


04, Jul, 2022 @5:08 PM

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‘Eventually it will just be a barcode, won’t it?’ Why Britain’s new stamps are causing outrage and upset
Royal Mail’s stamps are finally entering the digital world, with printed codes that can be used to track letters or linked to videos. Collectors, traditionalists and royalists are not amused

Simon Usborne

04, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Royal Mail marks 50 years of UK Pride with colourful set of stamps
March in London on 1 July 1972 was first with the name ‘Gay Pride’, inspired by events in US

Jamie Grierson

23, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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