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The Independent was established in 1986 as a national morning printed paper. Nicknamed the Indy, it began as a broadsheet and changed to tabloid format in 2003. The last printed edition was published on Saturday 26 March 2016, leaving only the online edition.

It tends to take a pro-market stance on economic issues. The newspaper was controlled by Tony O'Reilly's Irish Independent News & Media from 1997 until it was sold to the Russian oligarch and former KGB Officer Alexander Lebedev in 2010. In 2017, a Saudi Arabian investor bought a 30% stake in it.

In June 2015, the newspaper had an average daily circulation of just below 58,000, 85% down from its 1990 peak, while the Sunday edition had a circulation of just over 97,000. The daily edition was named National Newspaper of the Year at the 2004 British Press Awards. The website and mobile app have a combined monthly reach of 22,939,000.

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General Reporter at The Independent

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General Reporter at The Independent

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Health correspondent at the Independent

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Trainee Journalist at The Independent

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Storm Newton

Health reporter at Independent and PA Media, covering news on health

Eleanor Noyce

Copywriter and Journalist at The Independent

Sam Russell

Journalist at Independent and regional reporter for East Anglia

Martha McHardy

Freelance Journalist at Independent

Gwyn Wright

Author at The independent

Dan Barker

News journalist at The Independent

Chelsea Ritschel

Lifestyle Editor at The Independent

Louise Boyle

Senior Climate Correspondent at The Independent

Laura Hampson

Deputy lifestyle editor at The Independent

Charlie Duffield

Freelance multimedia journalist