Britain’s national newspapers put on sales of around two million during the Olympics fortnight, according to internal estimates at News International.
Most national newspapers suffered double digit percentage sales losses year on year in July.
The Daily Star Sunday and the Independent's sister title, i, saw the biggest year-on-year circulation gains in June, according to new figures released today by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
Only three newspapers increased circulation year on year in May: the i, Daily Star Sunday and the Sunday Mirror.
New figures have revealed the extent to which UK national newspaper Saturday circulations far exceed sales on Monday to Friday.
Sales of The Sun Sunday dropped to an average of just over 2.4 million a week in March, new figures released by ABC show.
The launch edition of the new Sunday title sold just over 3.2 million at the end of February.
ABC today released the first official figures for The Sun Sunday - showing a launch circulation of 3,213,613 for the new title.
The UK's newest national newspaper i was the only national daily to increase sales year on year last month.