Top 10 U.K. Newspapers by Circulation
Data as of July 2021
1. The Sun
A tabloid newspaper founded in 1964 and published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
2. The Sun on Sunday
The Sun on Sunday was launched to replace the defunct News of the World.
3. Daily Mail
A daily middle-market tabloid newspaper published in London.
4. Mail On Sunday
Launched in 1982 as a sister paper to the Daily Mail, it’s a conservative newspaper published in a tabloid format.
Metro is the United Kingdom’s highest-circulation print newspaper. It is published in tabloid format by DMG Media.
6. The Sunday Times
The largest-selling British national newspaper in the “quality press” market category.
7. News – London Evening Standard
All the latest news in London, around the UK and the world from the London Evening Standard.
8. Daily Mirror
A national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903. Unlike other major British tabloids, it has no separate Scottish edition.
9. The Times
Launched in 1785 (renamed in 1788 when it became the first paper in the world to bear the name “Times”).
10. Daily Telegraph
Daily newspaper published in London and generally accounted as one of Britain’s “big three” quality newspapers.