January edition out this week

Connexion subscribers will receive their copies over the next few days

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

Highlights this month include:


What is new for France in 2018

Urssaf ‘scam’ letter is a mistake not a con

€150 direct aid to get better internet

Woman told to demolish extension built in 2011

Drivers could make €100 by not driving

Pays de la Loire airport ruling ‘soon’

Online delay hits 100,000 cartes grises

Frenchman finds new planet

Mayors worried over local tax cuts

State ‘must now take Corsicans seriously’

Brexit ‘progress’ but still doubts for some rights

Gulf between French and UK pensions

France is a nation of home owners


2018 money changes

Legal: Do our Separate English wills exclude our French property assets?

What are the planning restrictions and costs of a new conservatory?

Financial planning: Get off to a good 2018 by avoiding problems

I would have been dead in a day if I had not visited GP

How do I avoid buying in an internet ‘black hole’?

What impact are Brexit negotiations likely to have on the exchange rate in 2018?

Lots of options after the Brevet exam

Sowing the seeds for a new life in France

Start planning now to enjoy a relaxing dip this summer

France is a tax haven – stop laughing and pay attention

You can request health ‘MOT’ every five years

Tips to buy an electric bike

French property watch: Brittany


New Year, new you: time to splash out on a spa break

Recipes: Tour of regional classics

Right’s new leader is no Le Pen Mk2 ...he can win

Charity is a key role for masons

Should May 1968 be commemorated?

The medicinal benefits of spas

Doisneau: The iconic photographer still in vogue

Why ‘too conventional’ French Bake-Off show takes the biscuit

Paul Taylor, the bilingual funnyman who makes the French laugh... at themselves

January in the garden: Winter scents and sensitivity

Deyrolle taxidermy: One man and his magical menagerie

Trending: The tables have turned and vinyl is back in style

Mythbuster: The French are lazy and do not like work

What’s on in January

En saison: What to put on your plate in January

Duck still on the menu despite bird flu

Popping the cork on great wine myths

Interiors: Harmony the key to French home chic

23,000 for lunch? This was the banquet of the century

Roubaix: Art deco swimming pool reimagined as a museum

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