Evening Standard

daily tabloid newspaper in London

The Evening Standard, formerly The Standard (1827–1904), also known as the London Evening Standard, is a local free daily newspaper in London, England, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format.

In October 2009, after being purchased by Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev, the paper ended a 180-year history of paid circulation and became a free newspaper. They doubling its circulation as part of a change in its business plan.[1]


  1. "London's 'Evening Standard' To Become Free Paper". Editor & Publisher. 2 October 2009. Archived from the original on 4 October 2009.