11versus11 scoops European Digital Media Award

Last night, Metro’s 11versus11 was awarded Best Sports App by WAN-IFRA

Metro to raise circulation by 10%

From 1 October 2016, Metro will significantly increase its national print circulation by 10%, raising its total daily figure to the largest it has ever been at 1.477million.

Most extra copies of the newspaper will be distributed in the London area, upping the number available each weekday morning to almost 900,000 in the capital. Metro will also be expanding the London edition’s existing presence on the bus network and will become available to even more commuters on selected buses in London and the South East.

Posted by yarrington on September 13th, 2016

Metro gets in the game with new football content

​Metro is expanding its football content in time for the new Premier League season with the launch of a new Friday pull out section, MatchZone, to sit alongside its new football news app, 11versus11.

11versus11 is an original way of presenting football fans with relevant Premier League news and views in a snackable format. Aggregating football coverage from a range of publishers and news providers, the app also delivers stories and opinions from a team of hand-picked fansite contributors as well as from Metro’s sports team.

Posted by Natasha Warne on August 9th, 2016

Metro kicks off digital expansion with football app launch

We are growing our digital portfolio with the launch of a new personalised football news app, 11versus11.

11versus11 is an original way of presenting football fans with relevant Premier League news and views in a snackable format. Aggregating football coverage from a range of publishers and news providers, the app also delivers stories and opinions from a team of hand-picked fansite contributors as well as from Metro’s sports team.

Posted by Natasha Warne on August 8th, 2016

Metro shines at British Summer Time

Our partnership with the British Summer Time festival came to a crescendo on Sunday 12th July as the event closed with an epic four hour set from soul legend Stevie Wonder.

Posted by Natasha Warne on July 29th, 2016

Metro reunites reader with long lost hero

A woman abandoned in a phone box as a baby has been reunited with the stranger who rescued her 22 years ago after launching an appeal in Metro.

Posted by Natasha Warne on July 28th, 2016

Metro reveals magical prizes with Aladdin cover wrap

Metro has today (6th July) joined forces with the new West End musical Aladdin to create a glossy cover wrap with a difference – on 50,000 copies of the newspaper in London.

Posted by Natasha Warne on July 6th, 2016

Metro shines at the First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards

​Friday night saw Metro shine at the seventh annual First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards. Hosted by TV presenter, Nicki Chapman at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London, the awards celebrate the successes of companies that support aspirational homebuyers onto the housing ladder.

Posted by Natasha Warne on April 25th, 2016

Metro and Sky Atlantic partner for Game of Thrones Series 6

Metro and Sky Atlantic have today (25th April 2016) joined forces to create a branded content cover wrap in the style of fictional newspaper The Westeros Gazette, raising awareness of the new series of Game of Thrones which premieres on Sky Atlantic at 9pm this evening.   The four page cover wrap brings Metro’s 3.3 [...]

Posted by Natasha Warne on April 25th, 2016

MailOnline and Metro unveil nine rules for marketing to millennials

London, 18th April 2016: MailOnline and Metro are today unveiling the results of Millennial Rules, a ground-breaking joint research project on what makes the millennial generation tick.

Posted by Natasha Warne on April 22nd, 2016

Urban Academy

As part of Metro’s commitment to support new media talent, we host Urban Academy training days throughout the year for young agency graduates and marketing professionals at brands we work with.

Posted by yarrington on April 7th, 2016

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