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Although the daily was founded in 1914, owing to the outbreak of World War I the first edition was published until 1918. For many years it was the organ of the Flemish Catholics and maintained close ties with the Christian Democrats. Only in 1999 did De Standaard officially give up its Catholic ties. After it went bankrupt in 1976 it was taken over by the Corelio publishing group.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Neutral Flemish daily
Circulation: 96.000 (2010)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Saturday

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Publisher: Corelio publishing group
Area of distribution: Flanders
Established: 1914

Gossetlaan 28
B-1702 Groot-Bijgaarden
Phone: Tel.: 0032 (0)2 467 2240

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1.  De Standaard - Belgium | 24/09/2015

Companies unscrupulous in battle for customers

Consumers should ask themselves what role they play in scandals like the one at VW, writes the liberal daily De Standaard: "Scandals over tax fraud, ... » more

2.  De Standaard - Belgium | 14/09/2015

Germany forced to throw in the towel

Germany was forced to introduce border controls by Europe's failure to act, the liberal daily De Standaard believes: "Germany still wants to be a vanguard, ... » more

3.  De Standaard - Belgium | 09/09/2015

Does Europe want Merkel or Orbán?

The debate about the refugee crisis can be narrowed down to two positions, the liberal daily De Standaard writes, and calls on Europe to take ... » more

4.  De Standaard - Belgium | 24/08/2015

More Europe the answer to terrorism

In the aftermath of the foiled terror attack, calls for the abolition of the Schengen Agreement have become louder. But that would be the wrong ... » more

5.  De Standaard - Belgium | 29/07/2015

Belgian farmers must produce more cleverly

After the farmer protests in France Belgian farmers are now also complaining about loss of income since the abolition of milk quotas. But new state ... » more

6.  De Standaard - Belgium | 01/07/2015

The Eurozone's incredible mistake

It was an enormous mistake of the Eurozone to manoeuvre Greece into a situation in which it had to default on an IMF payment, the ... » more

7.  De Standaard - Belgium | 09/06/2015

Hope for the climate

The ambitious climate goals set at the G7 summit are at least a start, comments the liberal daily De Standaard approvingly: "The biggest polluters like ... » more

8.  De Standaard - Belgium | 29/05/2015

Row over Belgian separatism hurting exports

Belgium's constitutional court on Thursday rejected a complaint from the region of Flanders and upheld the central government's right to coordinate Belgium's foreign trade. This ... » more

9.  De Standaard - Belgium | 18/05/2015

Wall in Belgium against Roma inhuman

The Belgian border town Moescron wants to erect a wall to prevent Sinti and Roma living in the northern French commune of Wattrelos from crossing ... » more

10.  De Standaard - Belgium | 30/04/2015

Work must continue to be worthwhile

International Workers' Day will be celebrated for the 125th time in Belgium on Friday. The value of work will change in the future, the liberal ... » more


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