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Trafalgar Square's Christmas tree has been delicately moved into position, before the lights are switched on later this week. Cranes were used to lift the 60ft tree earlier today. This 30 second timelapse video shows how it was lifted.
Work has begun to install the 50 year old, 60 foot tall, Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square.
Every year since 1946 the Norwegians have gifted a magnificent spruce pine as a thank you to Britain for our support during the Second World War. The lights on the tree will be switched on this Thursday.
Martin Stew was in Norway last month as the tree was cut down before it began a 700 mile journey.
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