In October 2009, after being purchased by Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev, the paper ended a 180-year history of paid circulation and became a free newspaper. They doubling its circulation as part of a change in its business plan.
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- "London's 'Evening Standard' To Become Free Paper". Editor & Publisher. 2 October 2009. Archived from the original on 4 October 2009.