Thelondonpaper prints its final edition today

Today marks the last day thelondonpaper will be handed out free at locations across the capital.

Axed: thelondonpaper
Axed: thelondonpaper

The News International title announced it was to enter a 30-day consultation period on closing the paper on 20 August.

Thelondonpaper recorded a pre-tax loss of £12.9m for the year and its closure means the loss of approximately 60 jobs.

The free newspaper was distributed to 500,348 people across London (Source: ABC, January-July 2009).

It leaves Daily Mail and General Trust-owned London Lite without a rival in the capital's free evening paper market.


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