Going over to the dark side for wedded bliss | Brief letters

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In 1973, we wanted a black Dark Side of the Moon wedding cake (Nice day for a black wedding: brides ditch white for dramatic gowns, 13 May). Sadly this idea was vetoed, but at least we had a smallish homemade one for our 40th wedding anniversary.
Dave Hanson

• Rishi Sunak’s latest reason for no uplift in universal credit is that the Department for Work and Pensions computer system will not allow it (Report, 13 May). It may come as a shocking revelation to him that humans design and control IT systems, not the other way around.
Dr Stephen Pacey
North Muskham, Nottinghamshire

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