173 March 2017

Published monthly, The Connexion print edition is France's English-language newspaper. We provide news, analysis, comment and practical information to help readers understand and integrate into the French community.

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173 March 2017
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UK and France in talks to end pension worry

Bretons crowd into Game of Thrones

Bulletproof glass will protect Eiffel Tower

Sky TV targets Europe with new broadband box

French gas prices to rise again this month 

French rugby seeks its first strip sponsor

2018 Tour de France will start in Vendée

EU economic comeback is faster than US

My beautiful truck tells Périgord tale

French schools duping L-drivers

French city Pollution stickers spread

easyJet already aims to fly reader routes to France

French mayor is named in world’s top 10

French wine and spirits in sales record

Tourist numbers in France back to 2014 level

Green carpet for Paris

French Sex workers say penalising clients causes more attacks

Paris parking fines soar

French MPs ban shale gas

Kids need cycle helmets in France

US veteran returns to Normandy landing beaches... with  French help

‘Hunting’ exam added to the Bac

French police to film all ID checks as racism rife

3G/4G for villages in France

Montpellier gets Parisians’ vote as top bolthole

Polar bear cub takes first steps in French zoo

8.1million watch TV as France win handball again

French soft spot for Manchester United

French ‘courgette crisis’ hits supermarket shelves

Second Michelin star in France for Gordon Ramsay

New leaders wanted for Franco-British scheme

Introducing the French Sherlock Holmes of animal tracks

France’s most remarkable trees

Free trees for Paris gardens

French presidential election winner will ignore Le Pen voters at his peril

Dame Vera Lynn, 100, still making and breaking records

Will closer union be EU’s future or downfall?

What must car-sharers know about insurance and tax in France?

French rental vehicle checks

Healthcare in France after Brexit

Diagnostics for French holiday rentals

My Cpam is incompetent and inefficient – who can help?

Finding vegetarian products in France

Education in France: Private school numbers on the rise

Using French and foreign driving licences

‘Internet+’ costs warning

RATP offers ‘real time’ French travel data

Anger as TGV travel offer axed

Driving in France: Benefits of leasing your car instead of buying

Cotisations cut for small firms

A big election year in France

Lib Dems open first national continental branch – in France

Give your view on expat voting plans

Real lives in France that are much more enjoyable in the slow lane

Torrey Canyon: 50 years after oil spill horror, Brittany sealife is decimated

Aix railway station Gar’den lays the platform for permaculture

How do you make withdrawals from an assurance vie?

Double bills for ‘one million’ French EDF clients

French laws mean making a will can be taxing

Meet the French genius who invented the electric car – 135 years ago

French ‘Umbrella’ firms offer shelter from the risks of being a freelancer

How will the new tax requirements for online French tax filing affect me?

French property buying guide: Rhône-Alpes property watch

Home sweet home in Brittany

French golf course must pay for poor players’ smashing time

Rental homes in France may face checks by the commune

No more hidden fees for French estate agents

Mougins villa where Picasso lived (and died) is finally sold

Lascaux 4 building ‘ruined our business’

Paris property tax rises 60% for some

Help given for historic renovations in France

Cricket in France