Top 10 U.K. Newspapers by Circulation

Data as of January, 2021

1. The Sun

thesun.co.uk
A tabloid newspaper founded in 1964 and published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

2. The Sun on Sunday

thesun.co.uk
The Sun on Sunday was launched to replace the defunct News of the World.

3. Daily Mail

dailymail.co.uk
A daily middle-market tabloid newspaper published in London.

4. Mail On Sunday

dailymail.co.uk/mailonsunday
Launched in 1982 as a sister paper to the Daily Mail, it’s a conservative newspaper published in a tabloid format.

5. Metro

metro.co.uk
Metro is the United Kingdom’s highest-circulation print newspaper. It is published in tabloid format by DMG Media.

6. The Sunday Times

thetimes.co.uk
The largest-selling British national newspaper in the “quality press” market category.

7. News – London Evening Standard

www.standard.co.uk
All the latest news in London, around the UK and the world from the London Evening Standard.

8. Daily Mirror

mirror.co.uk
A national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903. Unlike other major British tabloids, it has no separate Scottish edition.

9. The Times

thetimes.co.uk
Launched in 1785 (renamed in 1788 when it became the first paper in the world to bear the name “Times”).

10. Daily Telegraph

telegraph.co.uk
Daily newspaper published in London and generally accounted as one of Britain’s “big three” quality newspapers.

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