August edition of Connexion out this week

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26 July 2019

The August edition of Connexion has been delivered to subscribers and will be available in shops from this weekend.

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Highlights this month include:


With chances of a no deal rising - should Britons in France still apply for a carte de séjour?

Campaigners tells of their visit to Brussels with MPs and Lords to ask EU to ring-fence Britons' post-Brexit rights

Calais port boss explains how no-deal paperwork + checks on lorries will work

Frenchman stands down as Scottish MP to be MEP and fight for expat rights

British Embassy staff take a London bus tour of France to reinforce Franco-British ties

France's Brexit information website to be translated into English - but still some errors online


5G mobile revolution launches in France

Households to bear brunt of anti-drought measures

France's tough new mobile ban for drivers 'will be hard to enforce' say lawyers

MPs launch new bid to axe many internal flights

Franco-British literary festival is back

Action plan against medicine shortages in France

Is obligatory school from age of three a good idea?

The truth is out there - France's new ‘alien’ crop circles were a school project

French scientist named best European inventor for cancer relapse test

Anger at green light for 21 wind power projects: we give locations

Why being a native English-speaker will not make your child top in English lessons

The farm in an underground Paris car park


Where to sit a language test for French nationality

Is France close to a sixth Republic?

How to keep mosquitoes away

Reusable food packaging - and edible cutlery

Make sense of ... the French and holidays

Your questions answered on car registration, including rules for second home owners with a UK car in France

Restaurants in push to lose ‘bad employer’ label

Stone masons are in demand - how do you become one?

Summer’s here so watch out for the wine burglars


arn conversions - from dream to paperwork to reality

Property watch: Aquitaine

DIY: The secrets of shutters

Divorce and joint ownership of a French home

Notaires must confirm sellers are not bankrupt


Update on claiming back social charges as a non-resident

+ S1s and social charge exemptions

How to cut the €190 cost of rentrée

Tax-efficient tips for a move to France

Why changing your marriage regime could get costly from 2020

Your tax statement is on its way - what you need it for

Six financial myths about France

Make money from renting out your swimming pool


Why French birth certificates last a lifetime - and are great

Gilets jaunes: There may be trouble ahead

Lifestyle scandals are the favourite weapon for political assassins

French ex-Minister’s lobster and fine wines are perfect target for echoes of Revolution envy

'Food for vegans ‘is subsidised by cattle farmers like me’


Interview: Home is where the heart is for Top Chef star Hélène Darroze

When Australia almost became French

Meet the French nature guide who wants us to eat like early humans

Rural railway stations are changing track

The future for natural weed killers

How 40 French village fighters captured 1,000 Nazis during World War Two

Pair retrace wartime Pyrenees escape trek

Interior design: Steal the style of Parisian tastemakers

Interview: The bold man and the sea - Connexion talks to France's freediving champion Guillaume Néry

Walking in water – the French sports craze that's good for body and soul

Delicious French bread recipes

The best film locations in France

Napoleon: winner and loser in Europe's game of thrones

Open Gardens across France to visit

What's on in France in August - from sea shanties in Brittany and Mirabelles in Metz to fireworks in Cannes...

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