Oslo fells London’s annual Christmas tree in decades-old tradition

A Christmas tree that will be transported to London's Trafalgar Square is seen in the forest outside Oslo, Norway, November 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lefteris Karagiannopoulos

OSLO (Reuters) – From an Oslo forest comes the Christmas gift Norway gives Britain every year – a towering tree for London’s Trafalgar Square, a token of gratitude for British support during World War Two. Norway’s exiled king and government fled Nazi occupation and took refuge in the British capital from 1940 to 1945, building […]

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