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The Independent

Founded in 1986 the centre-left paper quickly established itself as one of Britain's leading quality newspapers. The opinion section, particulaly online, is impressively diverse. After falling into financial difficulties the paper was bought by Russian oligarch Alexander Lebedev in 2010. Print circulation dropped more than half between 2010 and 2014.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Centre-left
Circulation: 63,000 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Saturday
Visits per month: 30.000.000 - 40.000.000
Online payment model: All content free of charge

Location: London, United Kingdom
Publisher: Independent Print Ltd
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1986

2 Derry Street, London, W8 5HF
Phone: 0044 20 7005 2000
Twitter: @Independent

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1.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 11/01/2016

Government should focus on its citizens now

To prevent the attacks in Cologne from leading to a shift to the right the German left must be more open to people's fears, the ... » more

2.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 23/11/2015

Europe defiant in the face of terror

Despite the terrorist threat people in Paris and other European cities are getting on with their lives as best they can, writes the centre-left daily ... » more

3.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 02/11/2015

Merkel's era drawing to an end

After ten years in office it's time for German Chancellor Angela Merkel to bow out, the centre-left daily The Independent concludes, suspecting that the refugee ... » more

4.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 28/10/2015

Anti-terror strike an attack on press freedom

The British police have confiscated the laptop of BBC journalist Secunder Kermani on the grounds that the latter was communicating with British members of the ... » more

5.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 30/09/2015

Former non-voters are Corbyn's best chance

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn announced at the party conference in Brighton at the start of the week that he wants to lead his ... » more

6.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 13/09/2015

Corbyn gives austerity opponents a voice

Jeremy Corbyn has been elected the new leader of the British Labour Party, the party leadership announced on Saturday. His election puts an end to ... » more

7.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 20/08/2015

Drain the doping swamp in athletics

The former middle-distance track champion Sebastian Coe was named the new president of the IAAF, or International Association of Athletics Federations, on Wednesday. Cracking down ... » more

8.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 17/08/2015

Shift to left would cost Labour even more voters

As of last Friday members of the Labour Party have three weeks to elect a new leader. Polls put far left contender Jeremy Corbyn in ... » more

9.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 12/08/2015

Bailout package leaves Greece to big business

The new bailout package is turning Greece into a paradise for big business at the expense of the population, warns the centre-left daily The Independent: ... » more

10.  The Independent - United Kingdom | 02/08/2015

Anti-doping officials in grand-scale fail

Blood tests on dozens of light athletics Olympic and world champions of the past 15 years indicate doping, yet nothing has been done about it, ... » more


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