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UK Honors D-Day With Very Flawed Stamp

Image shows troops wading ashore in Asia, 8K miles from Normandy

(Newser) - Britain's Royal Mail decided to roll out a commemorative stamp in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day next year, which is completely fitting. What wasn't so fitting, however: The image used on the stamp, which was captioned "D-Day: Allied soldiers and medics wade ashore." That... More »

Boy Sends Card to Dad in Heaven, Gets Reply

'This was a difficult challenge,' Royal Mail says

(Newser) - This is a busy time of year for Britain's Royal Mail, but they were still able to deliver a heartwarming reply when they received an envelope with this request: "Mr. Postman, can you take this to Heaven for my dad's Birthday." It was from Jase Hyndman,... More »

UK Mailman Maimed by Rottweilers

Passerby clubbed, drove over dogs; may have saved man's arm

(Newser) - A British mailman suffered serious injuries when he was mauled by rottweilers while delivering Christmas cards yesterday, the Times of London reports. The two dogs ripped his arm, and bit his back and legs, until a passerby intervened, clubbing the canines with an iron bar and running over one with... More »

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