Free London weekly planned

london_weeklyAfter the closure of thelondonpaper and London Lite and the conversion of the Evening Standard to a free model, the free-paper war in London is far from over.

A group of investors are planning a free newspaper ‘The London Weekly’ that will be distributed twice a week in London, on Fridays and Saturdays, with a circulation of 250,000 copies. (The Guardian)

The publisher, Global Publishing Group has raised more than £5.5m to launch the title according to the Guardian, along with a website and online radio station and TV channel. Around 30% of the newspaper’s content will be generated by its readers.

The website will go live on December 20, the paper will be “covering light entertainment, gossip, politics, health, music and fashion.”

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