Guardian is number one website with 27m

The Guardian jumped back to number one spot in the UK newspaper web traffic league last month with 27,324,309 unique users according to ABCe – up 47.3 per cent year-on-year.

The Telegraph slipped back to 23,875,251 unique users, compared to 27.7m in March when it held the top spot. Telegraph.co.uk web traffic up 28 per cent year-on-year in April.

The Daily Mail was in third place for a second month running with 23,153,003 users, up 28.3 per cent year-on-year.

Times Online was fourth in April with 21,585,569 unique users, up 40.1 per cent.It was followed by The Sun with 20,567,178 unique users, up 46.2 per cent.

The Independent recorded an ABCe for April of 10,432,660 unique users, up 63.2 per cent year-on-year.

While Mirror Group was in last position in April with 8,596,963 unique users, it was the fastest growing national newspaper website – up 100.98 per cent year-on-year.

Guardian News and Media director of digital content Emily Bell said: “Our G20 coverage clearly played a key part in our success.”

She also pointed out the Guardian.co.uk remains the most popular UK newspaper website among British readers – with 9.6m unique UK users last month, versus the Telegraph on 8.1m.

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