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De Volkskrant was founded in 1919 as a weekly paper for the Catholic labour movement. In the 1960s it became an independent daily for left-wing intellectuals. It is a centre-left, national, quality paper that is increasingly aimed at high earners and younger readers. The magazine it publishes on weekends deals mainly with lifestyle topics, while its Sir Edmund supplement focuses on science and culture. In 2013 it was nominated European Newspaper of the Year.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Centre-left
Circulation: 219,000 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Saturday
Online payment model: Some content subject to a charge

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher: De Persgroep Nederland 
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1919

Jacob Bontiusplaats 9, 1018 LL Amsterdam
Phone: 0031 20 562 9222
Twitter: @volkskrant

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1.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 25/11/2015

Brussels state of alert must remain an exception

Four days after the highest level of terrorist alert was declared schools in Brussels reopened today and the city's metro is running once more. Other ... » more

2.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 23/11/2015

ABN Amro bank shy of taking risks

Eight years after being bailed out in the midst of the banking crisis the state-owned Dutch bank ABN Amro returned to the markets on Friday, ... » more

3.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 17/11/2015

Only integration can counter radicalisation

Ghettos in Europe like the Brussels district of Molenbeek are a hotbed for the IS terrorist organisation, the centre-left daily De Volkskrant warns, calling on ... » more

4.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 13/11/2015

Betrayal of secrets damages parliament's image

Members of the Dutch parliament's Intelligence and Security Services Committee could face criminal prosecution after classified information from the committee was leaked to the media. ... » more

5.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 05/11/2015

No one monitoring Dutch lobbyists

The Dutch bank ING actively helped the government in The Hague formulate a law on financial products, according to media reports on Wednesday. Lobbyists have ... » more

6.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 30/10/2015

Exodus to Europe: Wilders poisoning debate in the Netherlands

The leaders of the parties in the Dutch parliament spoke out in an open letter against threats and violence in the asylum debate on Wednesday. ... » more

7.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 26/10/2015

Sycophantic babble about royal visit to China

The intense coverage of the Dutch royal couple's state visit to China provokes outraged criticism from Sheila Sitalsing in her column with the centre-left daily ... » more

8.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 22/10/2015

EU ruling on Starbucks is fair

The EU Commission ruled on Wednesday that the Netherlands' tax deal with US coffee company Starbucks is illegal under its state aid rules. The country ... » more

9.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 21/10/2015

Supposedly squeaky clean Platini

Uefa President Michel Platini has rejected all allegations of corruption in an interview. But he is still not a viable candidate for Fifa's presidence, writes ... » more

10.  De Volkskrant - Netherlands | 14/10/2015

Increase international pressure on Moscow

Following the report on the cause of the crash the search for the culprits may now be the biggest challenge, the centre-left daily De Volkskrant ... » more


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