BBC bosses had to chop up a Christmas tree hours after it was put up — when elf and safety chiefs branded it unsafe. Corporation executives then bungled again by summoning a van too small for the fir. Workers spent two hours chopping it to pieces to fit in the van. An insider said: “It was like a comedy sketch, everything went wrong. And what a waste of a perfectly decent tree.” Staff spent hours decorating the tree at London’s Broadcasting House. But despite the Health and Safety ruling the BBC have declared that they will replace the festive centre piece soon – despite it being in pieces.most read in uk newsLatest’MUGGING MURDER’ Woman, 25, stabbed to death in ‘mugging gone wrong’ as boy, 13, arrested XMAS FAIR STABBING Man seriously wounded in stabbing outside village Christmas fair in Kent SECRET TORMENT Bride-to-be with ‘perfect life’ killed herself after secret anxiety battle JAILHOUSE SHOCK Paedo publicist Max Clifford, 74, died in ‘freezing jail conditions’ ExclusiveNUMBER OF THE BEAST Trader flogs £25k car number plate without saying it was paedo Savile’s TRAGIC TEEN Teen, 18, killed after car crashed into tree just two weeks before Christmas A BBC spokesman said: “The… Read full this story
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