5 Facts About The Sunday Times

1. In July 2011, The Sunday Times was implicated in the wider News International phone hacking scandal which primarily involved the News of the World, a Murdoch tabloid newspaper published in the UK from 1843 to 2011.

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2. On 2 October 2012, The Sunday Times launched Sunday Times Driving, a separate classified advertising site for premium vehicles that includes editorial content from the newspaper as well as specially commissioned articles.

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3. Under their ownership, The Sunday Times continued its reputation for innovation: on 23 November 1930, it became the first Sunday newspaper to publish a 40-page issue and on 21 January 1940, news replaced advertising on the front page.

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4. The Sunday Times's was already editor of Observer—the first woman to run a national newspaper—and continued to edit both titles until 1901.

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5. The Sunday Times's bought the paper to promote her new company, The British and Australasian Mining Investment Company, and as a gift to her lover Frederick Stannard Robinson.

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