French news explained: updates on Brexit and the coronavirus
As we get closer to the end of the Brexit transition period, we'll be reporting on the upcoming launch of the website for British residents to apply for a residency card, including key points to know about the process. We also take a look at the Schengen 90/180-days rule and how it works, as well as answering your questions including: Is there still time to move to France before the Brexit deadline? Will S1 forms continue in the future? And more.
Plus, we'll be continuing our coverage of relevant information related to the coronavirus crisis in France after la rentrée and as we enter autumn.
Understand RGE certification and the new eco-home renovation grants for property owners in France, as well as laws and changes for October that could impact you. We're also reviewing broadband coverage across France and what developments are happening and are investigating issues for Americans in France related to the US elections.
Property and finance
Our property spotlight shines on the Ardèche region, where we explore the local lifestyle and what your money could buy you. You'll also find financial advice on the taxe foncière, cross-border considerations for pensions and investments and if there will be a lockdown local tax rebate for second homeowners.
Reader questions answered
You asked, we answered. Find the advice you're looking for, including:
Visiting France in a British car: Am I required to carry a French accident form in my car?
Healthcare: Will I be reimbursed if I have an operation in a private clinic?
Inheritance and wills: If I have an English will must I register it in France as a French resident?
Plus: special features for October - all exclusive to The Connexion
The joy of France’s trompe l’oeils
The complex question of what makes the French 'French'
I’m a naturist in France: Here’s why it’s worth a try
Saint-Denis: the burial ground of 42 French kings, 32 queens, and 63 princes and princesses
The architecture of France’s favourite village (which used to be Swedish)
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