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Metro is the trading name of a free daily newspaper, published by Associated Newspapers (part of Daily Mail and General Trust) in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. Associated Newspapers is a large national newspaper publisher in the UK which is a subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust. Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Free daily newspapers trace their history back to the 1940s when Walnut Creek California publisher Dean Lesher began what is widely believed to be the first Associated Newspapers is a large national newspaper publisher in the UK which is a subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust. Daily Mail and General Trust plc ( is one of the Europe's largest media companies and has interests in national and regional Newspapers, Television The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Ireland ( Irish: Éire, ˈeːrʲə is a country in north-western Europe. It is available from Monday to Friday each week on many public transport services across the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Ireland ( Irish: Éire, ˈeːrʲə is a country in north-western Europe.
The paper was launched in London in 1999, and can now be found in 14 UK urban centres. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Localised editions are distributed in Birmingham, Brighton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sussex, Sheffield, The East Midlands, Bristol and Bath. Birmingham ( ˈbɜːmɪŋəm Ber -ming-um Brighton ( is a town on the south coast of England and with its neighbour Hove, forms the city of Brighton and Hove. Cardiff ( 'kɑːdɪf) is the Capital and the largest city and county in Wales. Edinburgh ( ˈɛdɪnb(ərə Dùn Èideann) is the Capital of Scotland and is its second largest city after Glasgow. Glasgow (ˈglæzgoʊ is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom Leeds ( is located on the River Aire in West Yorkshire, England Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary Newcastle upon Tyne ( (often shortened to Newcastle) is a city and Metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, England Sussex is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. Sheffield ( is a city and Metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England The East Midlands is one of the Regions of England and consists of most of the eastern half of the traditional region of the Midlands. Bristol ( ˈbrɪstəl is a city, Unitary authority and ceremonial county in South West England, west of London Bath is a city in Somerset in the south west of England It is situated west of London and south-east of Bristol. A Dublin version, launched in conjunction with Metro International and The Irish Times, began publications on 10 October 2005. Dublin (ˈdʌblɨn/ /ˈdʊblɨn or /ˈdʊbəlɪn/, bˠalʲə aːha klʲiəh or cliə(ɸ is both the largest city and capital of Ireland. Metro International is a Swedish media company based in Luxembourg that publishes the Metro newspapers The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet news paper launched in the late 1850s. Events 680 - Battle of Karbala: Shia Imam Husayn bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, is decapitated Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. It is part of the same media group as the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard, although in some areas, the paper operates as a franchise with a local newspaper publisher, rather than as a wholly owned concern. The Daily Mail is a British newspaper currently published in a tabloid format The Mail on Sunday is a British newspaper currently published in a tabloid format The London Evening Standard is an English Tabloid regional local newspaper published and sold in London and surrounding areas of southeast Franchising refers to the methods of practicing and using another person's Philosophy of business. Unlike London newspapers thelondonpaper and the London Lite which are right-wing the Metro newspaper is centre-wing. thelondonpaper (pronounced "the London paper" is the Trading name of a free newspaper, published by NI Free Newspapers Ltd a subsidiary London Lite is the trading name of a British free newspaper, published by Associated Newspapers (part of Daily Mail and General Trust In Politics, right-wing, the political right, and the Right are positions that uphold traditional values and/or authorities In Politics, centrism usually refers to the political ideal of promoting Moderate policies which land in the middle ground between different political extremes
In its first five years, it rocketed to over 1 million daily readers, making it the UK's fourth largest daily newspaper, after The Sun, the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror, although it is closing in on the Daily Mirror in terms of distribution. The Sun is a Tabloid daily newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Ireland with the highest circulation of any daily English-language The Daily Mirror, often referred to simply as The Mirror, is a British Tabloid daily Newspaper founded in 1903 It now prints approximately 1m copies daily, and officially has some 1. 7m readers, as of September 2005. PortalCurrent events News collections and sources WikipediaNews collections and sources. This high readership is due in part to the papers being left on seats on buses or London Underground trains, and then being picked up by the next person to use that seat. The London Underground is a Metro system serving a large part of Greater London and neighbouring areas of Essex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire In January 2008, its total certified distribution for that month was 1,363,976. PortalCurrent events International holidays January 1 - New Year's Day January 1 - Independence Due to its urban and mainly youthful audience, advertising receipts have been very healthy at a time when its older stablemate, the Evening Standard, had not been performing so well. 62% of readers are ABC1 (upper/middle class social grade), 78% are aged 15–44 and 64% are in work. The NRS social grades are a system of demographic classification used in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The NRS social grades are a system of demographic classification used in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
The Metro concept comes from Sweden. Metro International, a different company, launched in the UK in 1999 and in Newcastle upon Tyne was distributed side by side with the Associated Newspapers' version on the Tyne and Wear Metro system. Metro International is a Swedish media company based in Luxembourg that publishes the Metro newspapers The Tyne and Wear Metro is a metro system serving stations in Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, South Tyneside North Tyneside and Sunderland, After battling alongside the Associated Newspapers' version with the same name, it changed its name to Morning News however, it was short-lived and Morning News was discontinued shortly afterwards (see Metro International). Metro International is a Swedish media company based in Luxembourg that publishes the Metro newspapers They have had plans to launch a rivalling free evening newspaper in London. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. . As noted above, Metro International does co-operate with Associated Metro on the Dublin version of the newspaper, although it is Associated Metro which provides the content, and the Dublin Metro uses the Associated Metro logo, not the Metro International one. . Similarly, Rupert Murdoch is said to have regretted missing the opportunity of launching his own London paper. is gay Bold text' Keith Rupert Murdoch', AC, KCSG (born Melbourne, March 11 1931 usually known as Rupert Murdoch, is an Australian-American However, News International, a UK subsidiary of Murdoch's News Corporation, launched a London-based newspaper in 2006 called thelondonpaper. News International Ltd is a British newspaper publisher owned by Rupert Murdoch 's News Corporation. News Corporation (often abbreviated to News Corp) (,,) is one of the world's largest media conglomerate companies by Market capitalisation thelondonpaper (pronounced "the London paper" is the Trading name of a free newspaper, published by NI Free Newspapers Ltd a subsidiary
The newspaper was designed to be read in 20 minutes. The features section contains a mix of articles on travel, homes, style, health and so on, as well as extensive arts coverage and entertainment listings. The popular puzzles page contains the cartoon stripa Nemi (by Lise Myhre), 118 118 (informative comic strip) and This Life (by Rick Brookes), astrology readings by Wendy Bristow, and Sudoku. A comic strip is a sequence of drawings that tells a story Currently in the Western world, most comic strips are written and drawn by a Comics artist Nemi is a Norwegian Comic strip, written and drawn by Lise Myhre. Lise Myhre (born 1 November 1975) is a Norwegian cartoonist Her most famous cartoon is Nemi. Astrology (from Greek grc ἄστρον astron, "constellation star" and grc -λογία -logia) is a group of Systems is a Logic -based number-placement Puzzle. The objective is to fill a 9×9 grid so that each column each row and each of the nine 3×3 boxes (also called blocks Previously, it featured a crossword (in place of the sudoku puzzle), David J. Bodycombe's Think Tank brainteasers and a Judge Dredd strip. David J Bodycombe (born 1973 is a Puzzle author and games consultant working in the UK mainly on television and radio Game shows (such as The Crystal Maze For the 1995 film see Judge Dredd (film. For the Reggae / Ska performer see Judge Dread.
In 2008 the newspaper launched a new mobile website: Metro. mobi. This .mobi site brings the visitors all the big news stories as they break 24 hours a day, as well as the latest sport, live football scores, showbiz gossip and weird stories from around the world.