UK national newspaper circulations fell across the board in July, new ABC figures show.
The Guardian recorded the smallest year-on-year circulation decline with a drop of five per cent to 130,484 copies.
The biggest year-on-year decline was reported by the Sunday People and Daily Star Sunday at 18 per cent.
The Sun remains the best-selling national newspaper with a circulation of 1.26m, only 100,000 copies above nearest rival the Daily Mail.
The free Metro has the largest circulation of any UK newspaper at 1.42m.
National newspaper circulations July 2019 (ABC):
|Publication||Total circ. July 2019||Year-on-year % change||Bulks|
|The Sun on Sunday||1,067,861||-13%||66,861|
|The Mail on Sunday||978,062||-9%|
|Evening Standard FREE||845,840||-5%|
|The Sunday Times||649,908||-11%||51,445|
|The Daily Telegraph||327,879||-12%|
|The Sunday Telegraph||257,034||-12%|
|Daily Star – Sunday||183,127||-18%|
|City AM FREE||76,804||-11%|