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A Metro delivery van Origins and London launch[ edit ] The Metro free newspaper concept originated in Sweden, where a publication of the same name was launched in by Metro International. British newspaper executives Jonathan Harmsworth and Murdoch MacLennan, from DMGT , were reportedly inspired by the idea and flew to Stockholm on a 'fact-finding mission' with a view to developing their own version. This UK version of Metro had no relation to Metro International or its sister newspapers in other countries. Metro was launched initially as a London-only newspaper with an original print run of 85, copies, which were distributed via dedicated bins in London Underground stations. By February Metro became operationally profitable for the first time. There was a 1. That year media commentator Roy Greenslade said the publication was now making "bumper profits" and dubbed it "Britain's most successful national newspaper".
That year media commentator Roy Greenslade said the publication was now making "bumper profits" and dubbed it "Britain's most successful national newspaper". It followed a legal battle over the title's name with the publishers of the Irish Independent and Dublin's Evening Herald, which launched its own free newspaper called Herald AM.
On 2 July , it was announced that the two freesheets would merge under the Metro banner,  an operation completed by London Olympic Games[ edit ] For the first time in its history, Metro temporarily published seven days a week during the Summer Olympics and the Summer Paralympics , providing free copies to spectators at the Games as well as the general public.
Young's appointment coincided with a number of changes at the newspaper, including the separation of the print and online editions, along with an expansion of Metro's distribution in the UK.
Fellow TV comedian Dom Joly later replaced him in the slot. There are no regional editions within England and Wales, except for occasional differences in sports and arts content catered to specific local audiences. A separate, small team produces a Scottish edition of Metro, however often the only substantial difference between the two versions is the front page. The newspaper is divided into three main sections—news, features and sport. The news section includes Guilty Pleasures, which typically contains two or four pages of showbiz and entertainment news, a letters page, and a page dedicated for business news.
A popular feature of the letters page is Rush Hour Crush, in which readers send in anonymous messages to fellow users of public transport who they consider attractive. The daily column has led to at least one marriage. The features section contains a mix of articles on travel, homes, style, and health, science, as well as arts coverage and entertainment listings.
The puzzles page currently features a crossword and Sudoku. Online[ edit ] Metro launched a website version of the newspaper in July In production of the newspaper and the website were separated. She criticized what she saw as a rushed process this year. Council members had four days to review several competing proposals.
More: View a thread of live tweets from the meeting In the end, a slim majority of council members did support the tax increase. There were 20 in favor and 18 opposed, but the measure needed 21 votes to pass. Councilman DeCosta Hastings abstained.
He did not explain his decision. Earlier in the meeting, he had delivered a mixed message, saying he supported a pay raise for Metro employees, but also that he was disturbed by misinformation about the budget. At one moment, Hastings incorrectly summarized the tax increase proposal and was interrupted by its sponsor, Councilwoman Tanaka Vercher.
A Foreboding Outlook The budget that failed sought to give teachers a larger pay raise, to add police and firefighters, and to allot extra money for debt and future city payroll needs.
Other members worried about what will happen to bus riders, including students and low-income residents of public housing. Councilman Bob Mendes has unsuccessfully pushed for a property tax increase twice.