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Who owns the Newspapers in the UK?

Below is an overview of who owns the various UK newspapers:

Newspaper Owner
The Times News Corp
The Sun
Daily Mail Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT)
The Metro
The Express Reach
The Mirror
Daily Star
The Telegraph Press Holdings
The Independent Sultan M Abuljadayel & Alexander Lebedev
The Guardian Scott Trust Limited
The Observer
Evening Standard Alexander Lebedev (63%), DMGT (24.9%) + 2 more

Source for the above data – Wikipedia.

Some further notes:

  • DGMT were a publicly listed company since 1932. However, Lord Rothermere, who was the largest shareholder with a 36% stake, has succeeded in a bid to take DGMT private at 270p per share, or £871m total. From January 10 2022 the company is expected to be delisted from the London Stock Exchange (source).
  • DGMT also own The New Scientist
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