US ready to work with Lanka

“We note the publication of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) and welcome its recommendations on reconciliation,” the US delegation told the 19th session of the Council on Monday. However the delegation noted that the report does not include any plan to implement those recommendations, nor does it adequately address the critical issue of accountability. “Based on recent history from countries that have undergone similar experiences, we know accountability can play an important role in the reconciliation process,” the US delegation said. The US government says it is prepared to work with the Sri Lankan government in order to bring lasting peace to the island.A US delegation attending the UN Human Rights Council session underway in Geneva said that accountability can play a key role in the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka.

Mary Berry I was arrested at the airport and put in a

“When I was asked if I was going to make money from the stuff, I said, ‘I do and my fee has already been agreed.’”Berry was appearing on the show with Claudia Winkleman to talk about their new BBC series, Britain’s Best Home Cook.Winkleman joked that the airport incident revealed Berry’s “darker side”.:: The Graham Norton Show is on tonight on BBC One at 10.35pm Mary Berry and fellow guests on The Graham Norton Show Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Mary Berry and fellow guests on The Graham Norton ShowCredit:Isabel Infantes/PA Mary Berry was arrested at an airport on suspicion of drug trafficking, she has claimed.The former Great British Bake Off judge had packed baking ingredients – flour and sugar – into plastic pouches and attempted to take them onto a flight to the US.Speaking on The Graham Norton Show on BBC One, Berry said she was put in a cell while police investigated.She recalled: “I was arrested 25 years ago. I was going to the US to do some cookery demonstrations and was worried that there might be problems so I weighed out all the ingredients – flour, sugar – and put them all in little plastic bags.“When I arrived at the airport the sniffer dogs made a beeline for me. Suddenly I was surrounded by uniformed people and my assistant and I were put in separate cells. It was alarming. read more