None of the posters mentioned the Evening Standard by name, although they featured the paper's Eros logo.
The Evening Standard ceased publishing on Saturdays on , when it still produced six editions daily.
One edition of 600,000 copies would be printed starting at pm, ending 3 am starts for journalists and the previous deadline of 9 am for the first edition; twenty people were expected to lose their jobs as a result.
slightly later in more outlying areas (such as Kent).
The London Evening Standard, although a regional newspaper, does cover national and international news, though with an emphasis on London-centred news (especially in its features pages), covering building developments, property prices, traffic schemes, politics, the congestion charge and, in the Londoner's Diary page, gossip on the social scene.
It also occasionally runs campaigns on local issues that national newspapers do not cover in detail. Its best known former art critic, Brian Sewell, was known for his acerbic view of conceptual art, Britart and the Turner Prize During the 2008 London mayoral election the newspaper – and particularly its correspondent Andrew Gilligan – published articles in support of the Conservative candidate, Boris Johnson, including frequent front-page headlines condemning Ken Livingstone.