Spits (newspaper)

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Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Telegraaf Media Groep
Editor Willem Schouten
Founded 21 June 1999
Political alignment Populist, Right wing
Language Dutch
Ceased publication 10 October 2014
Headquarters Amsterdam
Circulation 431,431 (July 2007)
Website www.spitsnieuws.nl

Spits (Dutch pronunciation: [spɪts]; English: Peak/Rush Hour; stylized as Sp!ts) was a tabloid format newspaper freely distributed in trains, trams and buses in the Netherlands from 1999 to 2014. Its competitor was Metro.[1][2]


  1. ^ Van onze redactie economie. "Telegraaf koopt uitgever gratis Zweeds dagblad - Archief - TROUW" (in Dutch). Trouw.nl. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  2. ^ Sabel, Pieter (29 August 2012). "Wat moet TMG met gratis dagblad Metro?". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). Retrieved 29 August 2012.