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With 35 days until Christmas, the famous Trafalgar Square tree begins its journey from Norway

In case you're counting there are 35 days until Christmas. Still plenty of time to buy your presents and think about your tree.

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Not so for those in charge of the giant spruce that will take pride of place in Trafalgar Square.

That tree was felled in Norway this morning to be shipped over in time to go up in two weeks.

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Martin Stew was there to see it fall and hear about its 52 years of pampering.