Odd News Roundup: Norway's 'threadbare' Christmas tree present underwhelms some in Britain
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Norway's 'threadbare' Christmas tree present underwhelms some in Britain
Norway's annual Christmas tree gift to London provoked unseasonably abrupt responses on Thursday, including demands that the 24-metre Norwegian spruce be replaced, after it appeared to be less than symmetrical with some broken branches. Every year, a tree is felled outside Oslo and sent to London's Trafalgar Square as an offering of thanks from Norwegians for Britain's support during World War Two.
(With inputs from agencies.)