London Evening Standard

London's quality newspaper

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The London Evening Standard is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London, published by Evening Standard Ltd, part of Lebedev Holdings who also own the digital newspaper The Independent and television channel London Live. ESI Media, another Lebedev company deal with advertising. It is the dominant regional evening paper for London.

The newspaper has local, national and international news, along with features and sport and is distributed from early afternoon at railway and tube stations, supermarkets and other outlets across London and in parts of the Home Counties surrounding the capital.

mapEditorial area:London
show_chartWeekly readership1,492,000 readersNRS March 2014
eventLaunched:21 May 1827
businessOwnerESI Media
historyFormer namesEvening Standard

Contact London Evening Standard

Telephone+44 20 3367 7000
Official website

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Alex Lawson Business Editor
Benjamin Cohen Columnist
Des Kelly Columnist
Hatty Collier Online Journalist
Jenni Russell Journalist
Jennifer Ruby Entertainment Journalist
Joanna Bourke Journalist
Peter Bill Columnist
Robert Fox Defence Editor
Rosamund Urwin Journalist
Roy Greenslade Journalist
Sarah Sands Editor
Steve McKenlay Sports Editor
Toby Earle TV Editor

…at ESI Media

Evgeny Lebedev Owner
Steve Auckland Chief Executive

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