Britain has a competitive newspaper industry with several publications having worldwide readership base for both online and hard-copy editions.
The numbers, released by industry stats body PAMCo, show 29.5million Brits read The Sun each and every month — nearly half the UK population.
The Daily Mail and MailOnline are in second place, almost three million behind, despite having a years-long headstart over The Sun Online.
PAMCo numbers are the first to take into account how people consume the news in the 21st century, replacing the old National Readership Survey.
The Sun remains the best-selling print newspaper, and is the most-read on mobile and on tablets.
Industry stats show that the top five best selling newspapers in the UK both online and offline are as follows;