Believe it or not, newspapers are the ultimate source of information. Not just for the younger ones but even the old age still prefers to glue to the newspaper, than to rely on news channel. Hence, here we bring you the top 10 newspapers of UK in terms of circulation and readership.
There are two editions of Daily mail- Scottish and Irish. It is one of the oldest newspapers of UK which is also the most read newspaper of the country. It is also printed in tabloid version. However, there were several reports against the newspaper for reporting sensational news.
The Sun is a daily tabloid newspaper which ranked on first position until 2013, when it slipped to second position. It is published by News Group Newspapers of News UK from United Kingdom and Ireland. Also, once it had the largest circulation across UK, average being 2.2 million in 2014.
Also known as Manchester Guardian, the Guardian also has two international websites for Australia and United States. It was founded in 1821 and is one of the oldest newspapers ever printed in the history of mankind. The observer and The Guardian Weekly are two sister newspapers of the publisher.
The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraphy is a national newspaper published by Telegraph Media Group and is circulated across the nation and along international borders. The Sunday Telegraph is the sister edition of the daily newspaper and has circulation of over 4,00,000.
Daily Mirror is published by Trinity Mirror. Currently, Llyod Embley is the editor of this national daily tabloid. The circulation figures of Daily Mirror are impressive as it sends out to 897,786 copies. The weekend edition is known as Sunday Mirror
Printed by Independent Print Limited, The Independent is a morning daily and also the newest one to enter the print media of United Kingdom. Originally, The Independent was a broadsheet format of newspaper but now, it has been converted into tabloid.
The Times is owned by News Corp and the weekend edition of The Times, Sunday Times do not share same editorial team. It is one of the oldest newspapers of UK, founded in 1785. With circulation of over 300,000, it is headed by John Witherow.
Daily Express is the tabloid edition circulated across United Kingdom. It is owned by Express Newspapers, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern and Shell. The circulation figures touched 450,000 in March 2014. Other popular newspapers published by them are Daily Star and Daily star Sunday.
Daily Star gets published from Monday to Saturday while Daily star Sunday gets circulated on weekend. Initially the newspaper was circulated only in Manchester, North and Midlands. With tabloid format, the circulation figures are close to 400,000 as recorded in March 2015.
Daily Record gets published in Glasgow and is Scotland based newspaper which gets printed six times in a week. Sundays are reserved for Sunday mail. The circulation figures suggest that Daily Record reaches out to 190,000 readers, as recorded in March 2015.