May edition of Connexion out now

The May edition of Connexion is being delivered to subscribers and will be available in shops from this weekend.

Non-subscribers can order a pdf version of Connexion today via this link, while subscribers receive the electronic version free of charge, along with access to all online articles, including any that are behind a paywall. Subscribe today and have immediate access to the electronic version. Your printed copies with start with the June edition.

Highlights this month include:

Brexit

New delay to Brexit buys more time for Britons in France

French citizenship language test to get more difficult

'UK could still face no-deal Brexit'

Annual cartes would be costly for pensioners

France U-turn on British family told to leave country

Practical

Bloctel: Re-register with France's phone watchdog to keep cold callers quiet

Garages must now offer second-hand car parts

Flood couple forced to sell-up after catastrophe insurance claim delays

Take ‘Advantage’ as SNCF cuts card costs

Can a micro-entrepreneur work for just one client?

Is there any payment for doing a stage?

Virtual surgeries: an answer to France's GP shortage or an online step too far?

Can I still use glyphosate weedkiller in my garden?

New model gardens that trigger online pollen alerts

What you can use an eco tax credit for

Help for people who lack confidence in their computer skills

Giving your name a French twist

Is Aspa repayable from French estate?

Make sense of... fonctionnaires

Uncertainty clouds students' bac choices

News

Notre-Dame: rebuild or restore Paris's fire-ravaged cathedral?

President pledges €5bn in tax cuts to ease gilets jaunes tensions, but...

Manchester united with Montpellier

Late snow and early sun save France's ski holiday season

French court orders €15m bypass works to be dismantled

Britain's D-Day dead to get own memorial

Life in the slow lane catches on - one French town at a time

Plea over shock photos at war atrocity site

May election will be first big test for Macron's LREM

What shouldn't happen to a vet - but does in France

Cycle for Life... and to enjoy a fun ride

Passing on this welcoming family Message

Property

France's property market divide widens

€1 land offer boosts village

Go underground for heating

Life can be sweet – if pricey – on a houseboat

Tax cut for landlords to revitalise town centres in France

Mick the miller gets the old water wheels turning again

Property watch: Eastern PACA

Dirty secret of a septic tank owner

Water leak law boost for second-home owners

Comment

Macron gambles his presidency on mild majority choosing his way over gilets jaunes extremes

Le Pen's 'new' RN is the same old FN wolf in sheep's clothing

My agony: stay a priest, or leave for love?

Why meals are educational food and drink for pupils in France

No start-up culture, s’il vous plaît ... we’re French - and productive

Money

Commission is killing off independent money advice

Online tax portal is open and deadlines move to day earlier

Non-residents can claim refunds on social charges

Cross-border financial planning for Britons in France

Features

Game of Thrones actor is also star of the Var

11 famous French historical characters whose names are immortalised in the language

15 years on, I still speak French with an accent

The houses that paint portraits of the artists in their day-to-day lives

Solo green-fingered genius who scales France’s model gardens down to size

Historians can at last help families of Algerian War’s ‘disappeared’ tell their tragic tales

The return of baby-foot

Gorgeous Open Gardens to enjoy in May

Cattle class to Vendée via Aberdeen

Hop to it! Can a vigneron make beer?

Modern parallels in historic scandal that shamed France

The great jazz explosion... in Limoges

France's great gastrocrats

+ French themed crosswords and quiz! + Readers' Letters 
+ 10 pages of businesses and tradespeople serving English-speakers in France

To pick up your copy of May's Connexion

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