Below is an overview of who owns the various UK newspapers:

Newspaper Owner
The Times News Corp
The Sun
Daily Mail Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT)
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The Metro
The Express Reach
The Mirror
Daily Star
The Telegraph Press Holdings
The Independent Sultan M Abuljadayel & Alexander Lebedev
The Guardian Scott Trust Limited
The Observer
Evening Standard Alexander Lebedev (63%), DMGT (24.9%) + 2 more

Source for the above data – Wikipedia.

Some further notes:

  • DGMT were a publicly listed company since 1932. However, Lord Rothermere, who was the largest shareholder with a 36% stake, has succeeded in a bid to take DGMT private at 270p per share, or £871m total. From January 10 2022 the company is expected to be delisted from the London Stock Exchange (source).
  • DGMT also own The New Scientist

Posted by John Alexander

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