REPORT Bros_Idiap-Com-03-2023/IDIAP The Suisse Romande Local News Dataset Bros, Victor Gatica-Perez, Daniel EXTERNAL PUBLIC Idiap-Com-03-2023 2023 Idiap November 2023 This report introduces a comprehensive database of news articles sourced from ESH Médias, a prominent local press agency in Romandy, the French-speaking region of Switzerland. The database encompasses all articles published on their digital platforms from January 2015 through June 2022. Given the popularity of ESH Médias’ titles, this database offers a rich and unique insight into local news from the French-speaking cantons of Switzerland. With a total of over 130 000 articles, this database presents a significant opportunity for extensive Natural Language Processing (NLP) analysis.