The Independent Newspaper United Kingdom




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The Independent Newspaper United Kingdom is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010. Nicknamed the Indy, it was launched in 1986 and is one of the youngest UK national daily newspapers. The daily edition was named National Newspaper of the Year at the 2004 British Press Awards. The paper’s current Editor, Chris Blackhurst, was appointed in 2011, and its Deputy Editor, Archie Bland, in 2012. At only 28 years old, Bland is one of the youngest people to have been appointed to a senior managerial post in the British newspaper industry.