First Direct from Strasbourg
The first issue of the latest Direct free newspaper in Strasbourg is now also online as a pdf-download on the Direct website (click for bigger picture).
The Monday 22 December issue is the only issue so far. As French free dailies usually close down during the Christmas holidays, the 2nd issue won’t be expected before January 4.
Other Direct papers owned by the Bolloré group are published in Paris, Montpellier, Nantes and Nice. They cooperate with locally owned Direct/Plus papers in Toulouse, Bordeaux, Marseille, Lille and Lyon.
Bolloré also owns a free evening paper in Paris (Direct Matin), a free sports weekly Direct Sport and commercial TV channel Direct8.