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.

Editorial areaLondon
Weekly readership1,492,000 readersNRS March 2014
Launched21 May 1827
OwnerESI Media
Former namesEvening Standard

Contact London Evening Standard

Telephone+44 20 3367 7000
Official website

Social media

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Latest news stories

Voting opens for the Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical 2017
BBC Media Centre - published 15 October 2017, 10.00am edt
Sorry, George Osborne, that’s no way to impress your staff | Barbara Ellen
The Guardian - published 14 October 2017, 7.05pm edt
Evening Standard urged to declare Osborne's job with Uber shareholder
The Guardian - published 25 September 2017, 1.41pm edt
Series of promotions announced on Osborne's Evening Standard editorial team
Press Gazette - published 25 September 2017, 8.41am edt


Alex Lawson Business Editor
Ayesha Hazarika Columnist
Benjamin Cohen Columnist
Des Kelly Columnist
George Osborne Editor
Hatty Collier Assistant Digital News Editor
Jenni Russell Journalist
Jennifer Ruby Entertainment Journalist
Joanna Bourke Journalist
Peter Bill Columnist
Robert Fox Defence Editor
Rosamund Urwin Journalist
Roy Greenslade Journalist
Steve McKenlay Sports Editor
Toby Earle TV Editor

…at ESI Media

Evgeny Lebedev Owner
Steve Auckland Chief Executive

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