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June edition out now: what's inside

Our June issue is packed with 68 pages of practical information, interviews, features, What's On and news about France

THE June issue of The Connexion is out now, packed with 68 pages of news, interviews and practical information about life in France.

What's more, if you live in Normandy or the Dordogne, you'll find a free copy of your local paper, The Advertiser, inside the June edition of The Connexion at local newsagents.

Features: 70 years since the Fall of France, Vichy struggles with post-war identity. And how climate change and image threaten France’s colourful lavender industry

Interview: Poet Roger McGough on his love of France and the French language

Money: How would plans to merge social charges and income tax affect you?

Travel: Your questions to Brittany Ferries boss

Education: Tiring school terms to be overhauled

Sport: Top jockey looks to second Chantilly win

Business: Should the straight-forward rules of the auto-entrepreneur apply to all businesses? Plus, Urssaf steps up social security checks

Property: Electric shock risk from solar panels, and how to bag a bargain at a property auction

Practical: Broadband options for rural areas

Outdoors: We test out a dozen theme parks to find the best for a top family day out, and explain how to enjoy France’s network of canals

Food special: What makes the perfect baguette? TV chef Gontran Cherrier explains Plus: Independent bakers fight for survival, and how to make your own bread

Where we live: Our guide to property and living in Poitou-Charentes

What’s On: Bordeaux festival celebrates famous wine. Get a glimpse inside private gardens with the Rendez-vous aux Jardins festival

Only 4% think France can win cup
UK responds to postal vote complaints
No blanket ban on Facebook parties
Firms agree boardroom gender quota
Small cinemas get digital upgrade cash
Paris’ most striking new exhibitions

Plus: 14-page directory - find English-speaking services and tradesmen near you

Subscribe to The Connexion today to be get the paper delivered to your door every month from the July issue.

The June issue is also available from newsagents all over the country. Find your nearest stockist here.

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