The newspaper industry in the UK is huge, with most of them circulating worldwide both online and offline. To be listed as a top widely circulating newspaper in Britain is not a mean achievement at all. Here’s is a list of top 10 biggest newspapers in The UK based on circulation. This list has not changed for some years just that there is occasional reshuffling based on monthly stats. But the newspapers listed here have continued to feature on the list for quite a while.
1. The Sun
This is the number one newspaper in the UK in terms of circulation. The Sun UK is a tabloid newspaper founded in 1964 and published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
2. Daily Mail
This is a daily middle-market tabloid newspaper published in London.
3. The Sun on Sunday
This is the third largest newspaper in the UK in terms of circulation. On February 26, 2012, The Sun on Sunday was launched to replace the closed News of the World.
4. Mail On Sunday
This newspaper was launched in 1982 as a sister paper to the Daily Mail. It is a conservative newspaper published in a tabloid format.
5. The Sunday Times
Thi is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the “quality press” market category.
6. Daily Mirror
This is a national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903. Unlike other major British tabloids, it has no separate Scottish edition.
7. Sunday Mirror
The Sunday sister paper of the Daily Mirror. It aims to strike a balance between “socially responsible reporting of great issues of the day and sheer entertainment.”
8. The Times
Launched in 1785 (renamed in 1788 when it became the first paper in the world to bear the name “Times”).
9. Daily Telegraph
This is a Daily newspaper published in London and generally accounted as one of Britain’s “big three” quality newspapers.
10. Daily Star
This is a Daily tabloid newspapers published from Monday to Saturday since November 2, 1978.