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October issue out this week

Connexion subscribers will receive their copies over the next few days

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

Highlights this month include:


Ryanair passengers due €250 but not told

French property tax cuts outlined

MEPs defend expat rights

My crime? I’m a fat French woman

Internet shopping pushes La Poste to start Sunday delivery

Pétanque set for Paris Olympics

Normandy speeders first to face privatised fines

A quarter of medical acts are unnecessary, says think-tank


How long is a French prescription for medicine valid for?

Is there compensation for delayed cross-Channel ferries?

Can my wife become a dependant on my S1 form?

Is there a solution to stop someone feeding stray cats?

Can cyclists legally ride on pavement - what are the rules?

Is it normal for motorhome to be sold without a spare wheel?

Making sense of...Visiting the dentist in France

How to drive a secondhand car deal in France and steer clear of scams

Tax office said my PEP did not benefit from 65% reduction

Will lost investment cost me more in tax or social charges?

Preparation is key for a return to the UK

Tax office said my PEP did not benefit from 65% reduction

Will lost investment cost me more in tax or social charges?

Preparation is key for a return to the UK


Walking holidays in France

Gardening in France: a firm hand is required in autumn

Cooking aid stirring up a French kitchen revolution

Author interview: Jonathan Meades

Mimi Thorisson's autumn recipes

En saison: What to put on your French plate in October

The paddy fields of the... Camargue

Meet the French producers: chestnuts

French interiors: A country conversion in Normandy

Raising a glass to the French language of intoxication

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