Sun stretches lead in sales race

AS reported last week on Spike, The Scottish Sun’s lead over former top-selling daily newspaper, the Daily Record, gets ever-bigger.

According to the latest monthly circulation figures, the ABCs, the average daily sale last month of the Scots edition of The Sun was 407,294, as opposed to the Record’s 392,844. That’s about 5,000 up on the previous month.

The other average daily sales last month read as follows: Daily Express 83,144, Scottish Daily Mirror 40,668, Daily Star – Sunday 32,040, Daily Star 92,552, Financial Times 5342, Independent on Sunday 9293, News of the World 307,903, Scotland on Sunday 74,895, Sunday Express 53,682, Sunday Herald 57,145, Sunday Mail 488,650, and Sunday Mirror 34,735.

Meanwhile, for the Sunday Post, it was 294,047, Scottish Daily Mail 126,609, Daily Telegraph 25,360, Guardian 17,149, Herald 72,158, Independent 11,532, Mail on Sunday 122,424, Observer 23,388, People 29,785, Scotsman 61,970, Sunday Telegraph 22,675, Sunday Times 78,930, and Times 30,473.