The Week: Media News - Standard's circulation falls

The Evening Standard, which relaunched this week, reported a 6.36 per cent year-on-year fall in circulation to 263,312 copies compared with April 2008, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

Sales fell 6.11 per cent month on month. The quality titles also suffered losses, with the Financial Times' circulation falling by 2.51 per cent last month after the paper upped the price of its daily and weekend editions. The Daily Star was the only national newspaper to see both a monthly and year-on-year growth in sales - rising 0.34 per cent in April compared with the previous month and 12.65 per cent year on year, to an average of 822,646 daily.