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Cockerel on fourth plinth

Planning chiefs have given approval for a giant blue cockerel to be placed on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square - meaning an iconic French symbol will be sitting under the nose of Lord Nelson.

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Your comments on the French cockerel

"It looks cheap, tacky and is more likely to be linked to Tottenham Hotspur than historic victory. Poor Nelson with that shoved under his nose!"

– Seds

" I think he would have a good laugh, the French at his feet".

– Liz Gillham

"I don't suppose anyone has considered how the pigeons might feel".

– Peter Kelly

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