Leicester Christmas tree: Second effort faces ridicule
A city's second attempt to decorate its Christmas tree has faced new ridicule.
Last week people criticised Leicester's "half-finished" tree, which the city council explained had struggled with "heavy tinsel".
The new version, revealed on Thursday's switch on, has been mocked as "a disgrace" and "an absolute joke".
Officials said they had received "excellent feedback" but said "sadly it seems you can't please everyone".
Problems began when the first tree, in city centre, appeared to have been left with only the top decorated.
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