The Daily Telegraph

British daily broadsheet newspaper
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For "The Daily Telegraph" in Australia, see The Daily Telegraph (Australia).

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning broadsheet newspaper, which began in 1855. The newspaper was started by Arthur B. Sleigh in June 1855 as the Daily Telegraph and Courier, and since 2004 has been owned by David and Frederick Barclay.

In January 2008, the Telegraph was the highest selling newspaper among British broadsheets and former broadsheets, with selling an average of 842,912 copies each day. This compared to 617,483 for The Times, 358,844 for The Guardian, and 215,504 for The Independent.[1] In August 2010 the paper sold 673,010 copies, against 494,205 for The Times.

It has been described as conservative[2] and right-wing.[3]

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  1. Audit Bureau of Circulations Ltd Archived 2009-05-01 at the Wayback Machine These figures do not include the numbers of free copies of each paper given away at hotels, railway stations, and in airplanes.
  2. General Election 2015 explained: Newspapers Archived 22 October 2017 at the Wayback Machine The Independent, 28 April 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  3. "UK Conservative candidates throw hats in ring to replace Johnson". Al Jazeera. 10 July 2022. Retrieved 17 September 2023. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announced her candidacy in the right-wing Daily Telegraph newspaper on Sunday evening [...]

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