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Artist or CreatorGerald Scarfe
Title or CaptionThe Surprise Cake
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Times
Date17 Nov 2013
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcript"Oh dear oh dear! Mummy won't be pleased"
Happy Commonwealth
Person DepictedCharles (Philip Arthur George) (1948-); Prince of Wales
Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
Rajapaksa; Mahinda (1945-)
NotesNews: "Sri Lanka is considering setting up a South African-style Truth and Reconciliation Commission after shrugging off David Cameron's demands for an independent inquiry into alleged atrocities at the end of its 25-year civil war. Cameron, speaking at the biennial summit of Commonwealth nations yesterday, repeated demands for an independent war crimes inquiry and set a deadline of March before pressing for an international investigation under United Nations auspices. .... Cameron's hosts could barely conceal their fury last week that he had hijacked the pomp and ceremony they had laid on to impress their Commonwealth guests with his persistent and embarrassing allegations. As the first foreign leader to vist the north of the island since the country's independence in 1948, Cameron said he wanted to "shine a global spotlight" on an area where the worst atrocities of the war were allegedly committed. ... " Nicola Smith, Sunday Times
Subjectscakes
Commonwealth
royal family
anniversaries
birthdays
Sri Lanka
prime ministers
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1035Charles (Philip Arthur George) (1948-); Prince of Wales1948-   
GB/BCA/8128Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-)1966 Oct. 9-  
GB/BCA/9245Rajapaksa; Mahinda (1945-)1945-President Sri Lanka 2005-  
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