Norwegian Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square

Each year since 1947, a Christmas tree has been given to the people of London from the people of Norway's capital Oslo, in gratitude for Britain's support for Norway during Second World War and is perhaps the most important symbol of Britain and Norway's warm relationship. The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is usually a Norwegian spruce (Picea abies) over 20 metres high and 50-60 years old. It...

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