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La Dernière Heure (The Latest Hour) and Les Sports (sometimes referred to as La DH) is a French-language daily newspaper published in Brussels, Belgium. The paper is known for news and sports.

La Dernière Heure
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherIPM Publishing Group
EditorMichel Marteau
Founded19 April 1906 language = French
Political alignmentliberal

History and profileEdit

La DH was established on 19 April [1] 1906.[2] The paper has its headquarters in Brussels and has a liberal stance without any political affiliation.[2] Its publisher is IPM.[3] It has seven regional versions: Namur / Luxembourg, Liège, Tournai / Ath / Mouscron, Mons Center, Charleroi Center, Brabant, and Brussels.

In 1990 La DH sold 445,000 copies.[4] The 2002 circulation of the paper was 112,000 copies with a market share of 17.5%.[5]


  1. ^ "De la première à La Dernière Heure".
  2. ^ a b Horst Cirullies; Günter Marquard (January 1967). Dictionnaire de Politique Et D'économie. Walter de Gruyter. p. 482. ISBN 978-3-11-000892-0. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  3. ^ Georgios Terzis, ed. (2007). European Media Governance: National and Regional Dimensions. Intellect Books. p. 74. ISBN 978-1-84150-192-5. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  4. ^ Pierre Musso; Philippe Souêtre; Lionel Levasseur (1995). The Printed Press and Television in the Regions of Europe. Council of Europe. p. 133. ISBN 978-92-871-2807-2. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  5. ^ David Ward (2004). "A Mapping Study of Media Concentration and Ownership in Ten European Countries" (PDF). Dutch Media Authority. Retrieved 12 August 2014.