March edition out this week

21 February 2018
By Justin Postlethwaite

Connexion subscribers will receive their copies over the next few days

The March edition of The Connexion is now available.

Subscribers can look forward to receiving their copy in the next few days – and it will be on sale in newsagents around France from this weekend.

If you wish to buy a copy in PDF format for download you can do so now at this link – alternatively, you can subscribe here and you will receive a complimentary pdf of the March issue and immediate access to all the articles online (your print copies will start with the April edition).

Highlights this month include:

News

Britons’ EU rights bid approved
Johnny Hallyday’s battle of wills
Criticism mounts of French national service plan
UK backs bill to give votes for life
ECJ to rule if Britons’ EU rights will survive Brexit
Permanent residents are priority – ministry official
Are Britons returning to the UK?
Dordogne bypass fight continues
‘Uberisation’ threat to traditional French hairdressers
Less red tape as more police go on patrol
French Oscars will honour films luring biggest crowds
More ‘self-care’ could cut queues at the French GP
Shoppers in France face €5bn bill to pay farmers more
Drivers in France must ‘park’ to use mobile
Monday or Tuesday best for air fares
Delays as French licence services go online

Practical

Is it worth paying more for SP98 petrol instead of 95?
Will I save by changing energy firms?
What is relevance of coloured food score?
Must I swap carte grise after moving?
Are we being threatened with new tax if my wife dies?
Make sense of... The Michelin Guide
Is my UK rental income taxable in France?
What is best for a large currency transfer, spot contract or a forward contract?
Jump to it for your rentrée choices
Students to face four exams for their bac
Taking pot luck is never a good option for pensions
Me and my operation in France: Hysterectomy
Simple errors will be ‘let go’ as harsh regulations eased
No speeding fines for British drivers
June cut-off for discount on boilers and windows

Features

Mythbuster:‘France lags behind with new technology’
Unusual things to do in France
Pay a visit to France’s finest natural wonders
Interview: Zahia Ziouani, who created an orchestra so that she could conduct
Garden-loving friends in the north
Peter Bubb – meet the man who could have been Bond
James Bond has dedicated French followers
Trending: Home chefs feed guests then wash up afterwards
Michel Roux recipes: Heaven for fromage fans
En saison: What to put on your plate in March
Seasonal tips: the joy of asparagus
Meet the producers: rice from Brittany
Artisan cheese of the month: Crottin de Chavignol
What the future holds for organic wine
Homes: Normandy spring brings outdoor living
Revealed: the little known civilised history of the Gauls
Gare de Lyon: Departure point is a fine destination in its own right
Tribute to Paris Revolutionaries gets revamp

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