Le Quotidien (Luxembourg)

Le Quotidien (French pronunciation: [lə kɔtidjɛ̃]; lit. The Daily) is a daily newspaper published in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg. It has been in circulation since 2001.

Le Quotidien
TypeDaily newspaper
Founded2001; 23 years ago (2001)
Political alignmentLeft-liberal
Sister newspapers
WebsiteLe Quotidien

History and profile


Le Quotidien, a French language newspaper,[1][2] was established in November 2001.[3][4] The paper is the successor of the Luxembourg edition of Le Républicain lorrain, French regional newspaper.[5][6] This switch occurred when the paper was acquired by the Editpress,[7] which also owns Le Jeudi and Tageblatt.[5][8] The publisher of Le Quotidien, based in Esch-sur-Alzette, is the Lumedia.[4][5] The paper is published in Berliner format.[9]

The political leaning of Le Quotidien is left-liberal.[10] The daily targets the foreign residents of Luxembourg and offers national, international and local news.[3] The website of the paper was launched in 2001.[5] On 10 November 2010 it launched a new look and a new logo.[11] From the same date it started Panorama, a Saturday supplement with weekend reviews of entertainment and activities.[11]



In 2003 Le Quotidien sold 5,469 copies based on the publisher report.[9] In 2004 the circulation of the paper was 5,441 copies.[12] The paper had a circulation of 6,637 copies in 2008 and 6,275 copies in 2009.[13] It was 6,413 copies in 2010 and 7,021 copies in 2011.[13]


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  7. ^ Jean Jacques Weber (2008). Multilingualism, Education and Change. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. p. 75. ISBN 978-3-631-57285-6.
  8. ^ David Ward (2004). "A Mapping Study of Media Concentration and Ownership in Ten European Countries" (PDF). Dutch Media Authority. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
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  11. ^ a b "Luxembourg's Le Quotidien announces new look". Garcia Media. 8 November 2010. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  12. ^ "Media pluralism in the Member States of the European Union" (PDF). Commission of the European Communities. Brussels. 16 January 2007. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  13. ^ a b "National Paid Newspapers". IFABC. Retrieved 22 January 2015.