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Enjoying the famous original Bled cream cake

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Enjoying the famous original Bled cream cake in the panorama restaurant of the hotel Park in Bled, Slovenia. The Cream cakes are produced following the original recipe (including the size of the cake) since 1953. More than 10 million were produced by 2009. Still today, they are very popular and delicious. In the background, the Bled's castle on the rock is visible.

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In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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