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Royal Mail faces massive strike

BRITAIN&rsquo;S postal network is about to grind to a halt, with Royal Mail workers today expected to have voted in favour of the first national strike in two years.<br /><br />With the strike destined to bring chaos to Christmas deliveries, online retail giant Amazon has cancelled a contract with the firm worth some &pound;25m.<br /><br />Amazon, Royal Mail&rsquo;s second-largest customer, ended the contract over fears that strikes would create an insurmountable backlog.