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April edition out this week

Connexion subscribers will receive their copies over the next few days

The April 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 April issue and immediate access to all the articles online (your print copies will start with the May edition).

Highlights this month include:

News

France ready for months of strikes
Second-homes tax in France may live on
Phone deals ‘illegal’ in France
Driving in France: Contrôle technique changes on way
One third of birds have gone from French fields
French doctors attack alternative medicine
Tens of thousands sign petition against Linky costs
Macron wants to reinstate presidential hunting parties
‘Give and take’ recycling centre cuts landfill by 65%
Historic Paris basilica given restoration funds boost
Massive wine fraud hits Côtes du Rhône AOC
Dave slows speeding drivers
Multi-million Tour de France for Nice in 2020
Automatic right to move to France kept until end of 2020
Lack of GPs affecting almost all of France
Unions are weak but rail strikes can still disrupt daily lives

Practical

Tax declaration time - what are the different forms for?
Am I entitled to money for doing up home?
Does green bonus apply to scooters?
What can I do if a firm has cheated me?
Can I bring in plants from garden in UK?
Make sense of French boules games
How can I avoid paying too much on transfers to children at Uni in the UK?
Me and my operation: Broken wrist
Crit’air sticker price reduces
Free glasses and dentistry is on the way... for 2022
Mythbuster: Railway workers still get a coal allowance
Mutuelle policies can ease pain of doctor’s fees
Wines are for drinking and, with care, investing
Lower your taxe d’habitation now
Four key points to know for estate planning
Doctor’s appointments now just a click away
UK qualifications: prepare for Brexit
Which financial steps I can take to minimise complications my children in the UK after I die?
What are the rules for buildign a wall between my home and neighbour’s?

Features

Make a beeline for these French record-breakers
Carol Drinkwater: “With France, I have come up trumps”
A remarkable garden in Aveyron
April sowing and roses in bloom
The big interview: Hubert Reeves
Trending: France’s podcasting pioneers
The great French bake-off
En saison: What to put on your plate in April
Gin is new spirit of Entente Cordiale
Meet thy winemaker... and buy a bottle
Château living: love and responsibility, by Stéphane Bern
Museums convey complexities of France’s wartime role
Ups and downs of historic Gothic giant in Beauvais
Birkin and Gainsbourg: Stars aligned for Anglo-French liaison

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