The London Evening Standard is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.
|Type||Regional free daily newspaper|
|Owner(s)||Evgeny Lebedev (c. 63%), Daily Mail and General Trust (24.9%), Justin Byam Shaw (7%), Geordie Greig (5%)|
|Founded||21 May 1827|
|Headquarters||Northcliffe House, Derry Street, Kensington |
It is the dominant local/regional evening paper for London and the surrounding area, with coverage of national and international news and City of London finance. In October 2009, the paper ended a 180-year history of paid circulation and became a free newspaper, doubling its circulation as part of a change in its business plan.