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Thousands Attend Lewes Bonfire To Watch David Cameron Burn

The effigy of a semi-naked David Cameron and a pig were set on fire during one of the UK’s most famous annual Bonfire Night celebrations.

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Thousands turned out to watch as the Lewes Bonfire Society torched a David Cameron effigy on Guy Fawkes night.

The giant sculpture, depicting the Prime Minister in Union Jack underwear, holding a pig’s head in his lap, was paraded through the narrow streets of Lewes, East Sussex, which has been dubbed the UK’s bonfire capital.

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The annual event in Lewes is well knows for using satirical creations to poke fun at famous or controversial figures.

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The Cameron sculpture was designed with reference to the recent “piggate” allegations, which claim that Mr Cameron put “a private part of his anatomy into a dead pig’s mouth” during an initiation ceremony at university.

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Crowds take photos as Cameron effigy is paraded through Lewes on bonfire night