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Oslo council to vote on sending London new Christmas tree as Norwegians left 'embarrassed' by 'ugly' one

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Oslo council to vote on sending London new Christmas tree as Norwegians left 'embarrassed' by 'ugly' one

Oslo council is set to vote on whether to send a new Christmas tree to London’s Trafalgar Square after this year’s spruce was mocked for looking “anaemic.”

The 21-metre Norwegian spruce was branded “ugly” after it landed in the capital last month.

Norway has gifted Britain a spruce every year since 1947 to express their thanks for the support in the Second World War.

Oslo Conservative party member Anne Haabeth Rygg told GMB: “It should be changed to show the thankfulness that we wanted to give for your (Britain’s) help during the war.”

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