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10:02 UK time, Monday, 4 October 2010

"This little girl has a lot to answer for" - An internet forum user blames a four-year-old who was injured while walking under a horse chestnut tree for a council's decision to remove all its conkers.

Katie Roden suffered a fractured skull last year after a branch thrown into the tree to dislodge the horse chestnuts fell on her.

Nottingham City Council staff used a cherry picker to pull down this year's conkers after her mother Tracey alerted them to the danger. Many taxpayers have branded the move a waste of money.

More details. (Daily Mirror)

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