London Lite Thursday, 8 October 2009 find out more at orange.co.uk/3G Our 3G network covers more of the UK population than any other (yippeeeeeeee). Based on information available at time of going to press. huge backlog of mail expected as system shuts down capital is facing months of post strikes nBRITISH AIRwAyS must withdraw plans to freeze wages and cut jobs or face a serious, drawn-out confrontation, the Unite union representing cabin crew has warned. However, a BA spokeswoman said: we are always available to talk with the trade unions but added that changes due by 16 November will go ahead as planned. Sound&Lite 1 Fifa10(EA Sports) 2 ProfessorLaytonAnd PandorasBox(Nintendo) 3 Halo3:ODST (Microsoft) 4 NeedForSpeed:Shift (EA Games) 5 WiiSportsResort(Nintendo) 6 GuitarHero5(Redoctane) 7 MySimsAgents(EA Games) 8 ColinMcRae:Dirt2 (Codemasters) 9 MarioKartWii(Nintendo) 10Batman:ArkhamAsylum (Eidos) Source:UKChartTrack POST YOUR iBLOG REVIEWS AT thisislondon.co.uk/lite TOP 10 GAMES Gamesreviews scribblenauts (Ds) ThiS puzzle game really gets the creative juices flowing. Choose from an inventory of random objects -- from elephants to cutlery -- to try to get yourself out of weird predicaments. (WB Games, 29.99) DeaD space: extraction (wii) PREquEl to the creepy sci-fi horror Dead Space, Extraction focuses more on action as you blast your way through a compelling storyline. One of the best ray-gun shooters so far for the Wii. (EA, 39.99) alistaiR fosteR walk-outs and there are fears that the system will not be able to cope with the extra Christmas post. Paul Tolhurst, Royal Mail opera- tions director, said intensive talks were taking place with the CWU and there was still an opportunity to avoid strike action. We have stopped our changes for this year, he said. We have had intensive talks during the last few days and we want to continue talking. More localised 24-hour strikes are due to take place tomorrow in Greenford, Nine Elms, Vauxhall East and other areas of London. Electronics, books and music giant Amazon today denied a report that it had cancelled long-term contracts with Royal Mail, but said it was working on contingency measures with other carriers to ensure it could continue to deliver ordered items to its customers. LONDON faces months of postal chaos as Royal Mail workers back a series of national strikes. T he move will cripple the Christmas post service and could mean millions of presents and cards are not delivered. Unions were expected to announce the national walk-out today after a ballot of 120,000 workers. It comes after a series of localised strikes across the capital as the Communication Workers Union fights plans to cut services and jobs. With 80million items of post handled every day, a UK-wide strike would mean a massive and immediate backlog that will take months to clear. Billy Hayes, general secretary of the CWU, said today he was very confident the workforce would vote for strike action. Royal Mail is seeking massive cost savings as its core parcel and letter business declines by 10 per cent a year -- a loss of 170m. An estimated 25million letters and parcels are already piling up in sorting depots after the localised BY GEORGInA LITTLEjOhn Confident: CWU boss Billy Hayes H index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html