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Pains Au Chocolat, Anyone?

France’s Assemblée Nationale (National Assembly) just voted in favour of gay marriage. Now a law must be put in writing. Deputes started debating over the draft bill Saturday morning and continued non-stop through the night. The process was slowed by constant obstruction tactics from the opposition. Around 7 am, one depute asked for a break, because the pains au chocolat had arrived. Watch here: Assemblée, suspension de séance pour cause de pains au chocolat (Le Figaro)

Pain au chocolat, an institution in France:


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