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Subscribe before midnight on July 12 to have the August issue of The Connexion delivered to your door

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  • France's big plans. The government's priorities for change and how you could be affected: Healthcare, money, work, education, tax and more
  • BREXIT: The implication for BRITONS IN FRANCE following the next debate on July 17, 2017
  • Huge rise in boar population causing problems 
  • France falling short on wind turbine development
  • The amphibious car inspired by Lake Annecy


  • Cartes de séjour: The different types, the requirements
    and how to get one + problems you may encounter when applying
  • Autoroutespéages and breakdowns explained
  • Feed-in tariff changes put new shine on solar panels
  • Organ donations save lives - read how you can help
  • Nouvelle Aquitaine property watch
  • Education: End of 'home'work and four-day week changes  
  • Foreign speeders soon to lose ‘virtual points’
  • Which areas of France will win and which lose under proposed local tax cut


  • May I pick fruit from a tree overhanging a public road?
  • Can we take our tortoise to French holiday home?
  • My husband had a stroke. Is he still allowed to drive here?
  • Can I use US international keyboard for accents on Windows 10?
  • What money is available from SPANC for cesspit work?
  • What are the regulations regarding collecting for charity?
  • We bought a holiday home with friends who now wish to sell their share 


  • Do I have to claim exemption from taxe foncière or is it applied automatically?
  • Non-residents and reimbursement of social charges paid in 2012-2014. Update on how many cases have been treated and interest payments
  • Planning a move to France? Plan your finances in advance
  • Tax office keeps mixing us up with another expat with similar name
  • How can we release money to our children?
  • How do financial advisers earn their money?
  • Did I make the tax deadline?
  • Is the UK-France tax treaty changing?
  • PLUS French mortgages special - an expert answers your queries
  • Bank fees, overdrafts and dangers of debt explained


  • INTERVIEW: Lip gloss in Languedoc - staying chic with Helena Frith Powell
  • Open Gardens to visit in August
  • A GREAT DAY OUT: 11 of France's best quirky museums
  • Pump up the jam - a potted history of confiture
  • Snail's pace: The man who breeds escargots
  • What is a Greeter, and could you become one? (Yes, you could)
  • Why seasonal staff are so vital to winemakers around France
  • PROPERTY: Ups and downs in the latest Notaires de France market report
  • The small Alpine town with BIG Mexican roots


  • Bilingual crosswords + quiz + readers’ letters + books and films + lots, lots more

There has never been a better time to subscribe. Every new subscription includes print editions PLUS unlimited access to our website (including all paywall articles) with a library of more than 10,000 practical, news and feature items. Subscriptions start from just €13.50*


*Three-monthly price for a 'Freedom subscription'

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