Evening Standard

London's quality newspaper
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The 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
London Evening Standard

Contact Evening Standard

Telephone+44 20 3367 7000
Official website

Social media

Twitter@EveningStandard (98,707 followers) compare
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Twitter: Sport@standardsport (33,602 followers) compare
Twitter: Business@standardcity (7,531 followers) compare
FacebookLondon Evening Standard (1,242,760 likes) compare

Latest news stories

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Alex Lawson Business Editor
Ayesha Hazarika Diary Editor
Benjamin Cohen Columnist
Des Kelly Columnist
George Osborne Editor
Hamish MacBain Associate Features 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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