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Fleet Street British newspapers are often associated with Fleet Street, located in Westminster City of London. Fleet Street was the home of the nation's newspapers till the recent past. But not long ago practically all the newspapers moved their headquarters to Docklands, a newly developed business center in the eastern part of London. Only two newspapers The Daily Express and The Daily Telegraph are still in Fleet Street. However, people still say 'Fleet Street' to mean 'the press'.
National Newspapers Qualities or HeaviesPopulars or Yellow Press DailiesSundaysDailiesSundays The Daily Telegraph The Sunday Telegraph The SunThe Sunday Mirror The GuardianThe ObserverThe Daily MirrorThe Mail on Sunday The TimesThe Sunday Times The Daily MailThe Sunday Express The Independent The Daily Express The People The Financial Times The Daily StarThe News of the World
Qualities National Dailies Title, Foundation DateCirculation The Daily Telegraph (1855)1,138,000 The Guardian (1821)470,000 The Times (1785)450,000 The Independent (1886)375,000 The Financial Times (1888)206,000
The Daily Telegraph The Daily Telegraph is a daily morning broadsheet newspaper distributed throughout the UK and internationally. In January 2009 the Telegraph was the highest selling British broadsheet newspaper. Web site of this newspaper is
The Guardian The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. It is unique among other British newspapers in being owned by a foundation (the Scott Trust). Founded by textile traders and merchants, The Guardian had a reputation as an organ of the middle class. Its nickname is Grauniad because the paper has a reputation for frequent typographical errors.
The Times The Times is a daily national newspaper published in the United Kingdom since 1785, when it was known as The Daily Universal Register. The newspaper was printed in broadsheet format for 219 years but switched to compact size in 2004 partly in an attempt to appeal to younger readers and partly to appeal to commuters using public transport.
The Independent The Independent is a British newspaper published by Tony OReilys Independent News & Media. It is nicknamed the Indy, while the Sunday edition is the Sindy. Launched in 1986, it is one of the youngest UK national daily newspapers. The Independent has a reputation for its emphasis on views, rather than on news. Not surprisingly so, T. Blair once called The Independent a Viewspaper.
The Financial Times The Financial Times (FT) is a British international business newspaper. The FT specialises in business and financial news. The FT is the only paper in the UK providing full daily reports on the London Stock Exchange and world markets.
Populars National Dailies Title, Foundation DateCirculation The Sun (1964)4,146,000 The Daily Mirror (1903)3,061,000 The Daily Mail (1896)1,792,000 The Daily Express (1900)1,679,000 The Daily Star (1987)1,013,000
The Sun The Sun is a daily tabloid published in the UK and Ireland. It has the highest circulation of any daily newspaper in the world. The Sun relies heavily on stories and scandals involving celebrities and the entertainment industry. It contains sections such as Bizarre (pop music stories and gossip) and TV Biz (television stories, concentrating on soap operas and reality TV).
The Daily Mirror The Daily Mirror is a British tabloid newspaper founded in Twice in history its title was changed to read simply The Mirror. It contains cartoon strips, comics, a letters page, a problem page, shock issues intended to highlight a particular news story.
The Daily Mail The Daily Mail is a British daily middle market tabloid newspaper. It is the UKs second biggest- selling daily newspaper after The Sun. The Daily Mail was Britains first daily newspaper aimed at the newly literate lower-middle class market resulting from mass education. It was from the outset, a newspaper for women, and is still the only British newspaper whose readership is more than 50% female.
The Daily Express The Daily Express is a conservative British tabloid newspaper. The Daily Express select front- page stories that follow recurring themes, and often ignore the major news of the day in favour of spurious stories. The Daily Express also features global warming stories.
Qualities National Sundays Title, Foundation DateCirculation The Sunday Times (1882)1,362,000 The Observer (1791)749,000 The Sunday Telegraph (1961) 716,000
Populars National Sundays Title, Foundation DatePolitical TendencyCirculation The News of the World_5,213,000 The Sunday Mirror_2,747,000 The People_2,723,000 The Sunday Express_1,932,000
The Sunday Times a Sunday broadsheet newspaper. The Sunday Times and its sister newspaper The Times were founded independently and came under common ownership only in The Sunday Times occupies a dominant position in the quality Sunday market. It publishes: 1) The Sunday Times Rich List, an annual survey of the wealthiest people in Britain and Ireland, equivalent to the Forbes 400 list in the USA. 2) the Bestseller List of bestselling books in Britain 3) a list on the 100 best UK-based companies to work for.
The News of the World The News of the World is a British tabloid newspaper published every Sunday. It can be considered the Sunday sister paper of the Sun. The newspaper concentrates on celebrity-based scoops(сенсации) and populist(народнический) views. The News of the World is the largest selling English- language newspaper in the world.
The Task Imagine you are speaking with an English businessman. Ask him a few questions about: English newspapers