Why is the Evening Standard free?

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The London Evening Standard is to become a free newspaper.
The move follows Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev taking control of the Standard from Daily Mail-owner Associated Newspapers in January. The London Lite paper is already given away free. Last month, the free London Paper ceased publication.

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Hereof, when did the Evening Standard become free?

12 October 2009

Beside above, who is editor of the Evening Standard? George Osborne

Correspondingly, what time does the Evening Standard get distributed?

Before the changes, which were revealed on Friday, the Standard had been going to press at 11am or 11.15am, with a second 'slip' edition going out at 12.30pm for later breaking news which would get into the last few hundred thousand copies of the daily 900,000 print-run.

What font does the Evening Standard use?

Today the newspaper has a new look and new features to match our dynamic, diverse and successful capital. There's a fresh and specially designed typeface — called Standard, of course — and a new style to our front page with Eros in red in our new-look masthead.

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How much does the Evening Standard Cost?

Evening Standard to be free paper. The London Evening Standard is to become a free newspaper. About 600,000 copies of the paper - which currently costs 50p - will be given out in London from 12 October. Current circulation is about 250,000.

Who really owns the Guardian?

Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British based mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer. The group is wholly owned by Scott Trust Limited, which exists to secure the financial and editorial independence of The Guardian in perpetuity.

Is the Telegraph left wing?

The Telegraph has been described as a newspaper of record and has generally had an international reputation for quality, having been described by Amol Rajan as "one of the world's great titles". Bias assessment platform Allsides classifies the paper as leaning right.

How many copies of the Sun are sold a day?


The biggest year-on-year decline was reported by the Sunday People and Daily Star Sunday at 18 per cent. The Sun remains the best-selling national newspaper with a circulation of 1.26m, only 100,000 copies above nearest rival the Daily Mail.

Which political party does the independent support?

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Daily Telegraph Conservative Party [3]
Financial Times Conservative Party [4]
Guardian Liberal Democrats [5]
Independent Liberal Democrats. Supports proportional representation. Urged anti-Conservative tactical voting.

What is the circulation of the i newspaper?

221,083
October 2019

Who owns Metro newspaper?

Metro is owned by Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT), part of the same media group as the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday, but in some areas Metro operates as a franchise with a local newspaper publisher, rather than as a wholly owned concern.

Is the Times a Tory paper?

Historically, the paper was not overtly pro-Tory or Whig, but has been a long time bastion of the English Establishment and empire.

Is the independent right wing?


It has been seen as leaning to the left wing of the political spectrum, making it more a competitor to The Guardian. However, The Independent tends to take a liberal, pro-market stance on economic issues. The Independent on Sunday referred to itself as a "proudly liberal newspaper".

Who owns London live TV?

Evgeny Lebedev

What day does ES magazine come out?

Published every Thursday and Friday with the Evening Standard, ES Magazine beats the weekend supplements by capturing the attention of the reader as spirits are lifting into the weekend.

Who owns the Daily Mail UK?

Jonathan Harmsworth

Is George Osborne still editor of the Evening Standard?

He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer under Prime Minister David Cameron from 2010 to 2016. He has been editor of the London Evening Standard since May 2017 and chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) since September 2016.

How do I contact the Evening Standard?


Contact Us. You can e-mail queries to: [email protected] . You can also call our information line (0870 1240535) and leave a message. We will get back to you as quickly as possible.

How do I contact the Metro newspaper?

Telephone: 0300 123 2220.