The news magazine was founded in 1981 and discontinued in 2017. It belonged to Ringier, Switzerland's largest press group. It published reportage and analysis on social, economic and cultural issues. It took a critical stance on current events in Switzerland and the international stage. In 2005 it launched the highly successful Bondy blog where journalists and citizens reported from the banlieues in France.

Political orientation Centre-left
Frequency of publication Weekly on Wednesdays
Online payment model Content partially fee-based
Location Lausanne, Switzerland
Publisher Ringier AG
Area of distribution Regional
Established 1981
Email hebdo@ringier.ch
Twitter @lhebdo