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Londoners are nonplussed by the 'half dead' Trafalgar Square Christmas tree 

Added 12-02-21 06:36:02am EST - “The Norwegian spruce has been an annual gift to the people of London from Oslo each year since 1947. But this year, the 24metre tree has come under fire for looking 'half dead' and 'hungover'.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Londoners nonplussed by 'half dead' Trafalgar Square Christmas tree”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Bemused Londoners have expressed their disappointment after the famous Trafalgar Square Christmas tree arrived in London looking 'scrawny' and 'half dead'.

The Norwegian spruce has been an annual gift to the people of London from Oslo each year since 1947, as a token of gratitude for British support for Norway during the Second World War.

But this year, the famous Christmas tree has attracted attention for all the wrong reasons, with Londoners complaining that the 24metre tree (78ft) looked 'half eaten' and 'hungover' ahead of tomorrow night's lighting ceremony.

Photographs taken on Wednesday showed hydraulic cranes raising the tree next to Nelson's Column, but the tree's 'spindly' appearance left many passersby underwhelmed.

The Norwegian spruce has been an annual gift to London from Oslo each year since 1947, but the 24metre tree (pictured) has come under fire this year for looking 'half dead' and 'hungover'

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