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Trafalgar Square tree felled

Trafalgar Square's Christmas tree has been felled in Norway. The tree's been an annual gift by the city of Oslo each year since 1947 as a token of gratitude for British support of Norway during the Second World War.

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Westminster mayor "a wonderful tradition"

The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Angela Harvey, has travelled to Norway to oversee the cutting of the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree. Describing the annual felling as "a wonderful tradition", she said that for her it wasn't Christmas until the Trafalgar Square tree was lit.

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