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101 Top News Companies and Startups in the UK

This article showcases some of the most popular players operating in the News space. Our analysts selected these companies because they excel in one of the following categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Market Position
    • Market domination
    • Market leader
    • Strong market competitor

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SEMRush.

This list may include both state and private ventures providing the most value within the News industry.

Top News Companies


BBC

BBC is a large-scale broadcasting corporation that offers content to inform, educate, and entertain people.

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The Sun

The Sun are Britain’s most popular newspaper.

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Medical News Today

NewsOK is an online news portal that offers local and world news, advertisement publishing, healthcare advice, and related services.

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Goal.com

Soccer News, Results, Teams, and Stats

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published by Independent Print Limited.

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Telegraph Media Group

Telegraph Media Group is a multi-media news publisher behind The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph newspapers.

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GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+ is an entertainment website dedicated to video game-related news, previews and reviews.

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Metro

The Metro brand is a free newspaper that was designed as a concise read for urbanites on the commute for them to consume whilst on the move.

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Nature Publishing Group

Nature Publishing Group publishes scientific and medical information in print and online.

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Eurogamer

Eurogamer develops gamer-focused websites and events.

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Radio Times

Radio Times features entertainment news, views, and recommendations related to the TV, radio, and film industries.

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Manchester Evening News

Manchester Evening News is a regional daily newspaper that sets the regional news agenda, provides sports coverage, and more.

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Echo News

Echo is a mobile app that helps users order their prescriptions medicines and have them delivered to their door.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times is a business news organization providing essential news, comments, data and analysis for the global business community.

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The Times

The Times is a daily newspaper published in London, United Kingdom.

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IEEE Spectrum

IEEE Spectrum is the flagship magazine and website of the IEEE.

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Evening Standard

Evening Standard is an online and offline publication that features news and information related to several categories.

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Wales Online

Wales Online, the online coverage of Western Mail daily newspaper, features news, family notices, advertisements, and more.

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Culture Trip

Culture Trip is a global tech startup that inspires people to explore the world’s culture and creativity.

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Daily Record

The Daily Record publishes news, opinion pieces, and information on politics, crime, health, business, sports, entertainment, and more.

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Nintendo Life

Nintendo Life features information, news, and reviews related to Nintendo products.

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Which?

Which? is a publishing platform that offers reviews of consumer products and services.

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Birmingham Mail

Birmingham Mail is a local daily newspaper, bringing latest Birmingham news, sport, weather, and events for its readers.

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NOW TV

Now TV is an internet television service that features latest movies, TV shows, live sports, and more.

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Alamy

Alamy is the world’s largest online photo agency for stock, video and live news, adding 50,000 new images every day.

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Racing Post

Racing Post is a horse and grey hound race related information site providing statistics, news, and book shop.

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The Chronicle

Latest North East news, sport, NUFC and Gateshead news, weather and events from The Chronicle newspaper in Newcastle.

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Rock Paper Shotgun

Rock Paper Shotgun is a United Kingdom-based PC gaming blog that offers PC game reviews, news, and more.

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Den Of Geek

Den Of Geek is a website that features entertainment news, reviews, and interviews as well as lists of films, TV series, games, and comics.

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What Culture

WhatCulture takes what you love to read about, housing it into just one website of friendly, easy to read articles.

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Dexerto

Dexerto is the world’s largest digital esports and gaming lifestyle platform news platform.

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News-Medical.Net

News Medical is an online, open-access medical information provider for healthcare professionals, medical researchers and engaged consumers.

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LADbible

LADbible is a social media and entertainment company based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Macworld UK

Macworld UK is a technology media company that offers news covering everything from the Mac and OS X to iPhones, iPads, and more.

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i Newspaper

i Newspaper is a British newspaper.

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The Week

The Week, a print magazine and an online website, offers articles related to breaking news, business, technology, people, sports, and more.

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Scotsman

Scotsman is a Scottish newspaper that provides articles related to latest breaking news, sports, opinions, business, lifestyles, and more.

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KentOnline

KentOnline is a news company.

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TrustedReviews

TrustedReviews is one of the U.K.’s premier tech news and reviews sites covering everything from phones to laptops and vacuums to games.

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Express & Star

Express & Star is a daily new paper.

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EDP 24

EDP 24 is a newspaper that features the latest local and international news.

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Femstreet

The leading newsletter and community for women in tech and venture capital.

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This is Money

This is Money is a web-based platform that provides financial advice and information to their readers.

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The Herald – Scotland

The Herald – Scotland, a Scottish broadsheet newspaper that provides its readers with national and international news, sport, and features.

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Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph is an Irish daily newspaper that offers information about news, politics, health, education, and environment in Ireland.

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Resident Advisor

RA is an online music magazine and community platform that’s dedicated to showcasing electronic music, artists and events across the globe.

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Coventry Telegraph

Coventry Telegraph is an online platform that offers stories, news, and information from the Coventry and Warwickshire communities.

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Tech Advisor

Tech Advisor for news, reviews, tips, tricks & opinions about the latest & greatest gadgets.

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The Argus

The Argus for news, business, sport, entertainment, plus jobs, homes, events, reader offers

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Raialyoum

Raialyoum is an Arabic digital news and opinion site.

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Official Charts

Poptastic breaking news from the certified geeks of the UK’s Official Charts Company,

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The Spectator

The Spectator is a weekly magazine that provides general information on topics such as books, political events, art, sports, and literature.

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The Tab

The Tab is a university news network run by people who like being first.

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Great British Chefs

Great British Chefs premium food publisher with 1.3m social followers. We have 3,500 recipes from Britain’s and Italy’s Greatest Chefs.

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UKTV

UKTV is a multi-channel broadcaster, jointly owned by BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive.

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Reedsy

Reedsy connects authors and publishers with the world’s best editors, designers, and marketers to create high-quality books.

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Dazed & Confused

Dazed and Confused is an independent magazine that covers fashion and culture, predominantly through photography.

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Sports Mole

Sports news for the rest of us. Short succinct commentary on international sports around the world around the clock.

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WHSmith

WHSmith is a retailer that operates a chain of High Street, railway station, airport, hospital, and motorway service station shops.

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Zavvi

Zavvi, an entertainment retail chain that provides its users with entertainment items, including games, Blu-ray, DVDs, music, and much more.

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New Statesman

New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published weekly in London.

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Stuff Magazine

Stuff Magazine is an online and offline magazine.

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The Sole Supplier

The UKs leading authority on sneaker news, release dates and editorial

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The Used Bike Company

The Used Bike Company is motorcycling website and paper provide latest news about bikes, buy and sell new old bikes, Insuresnce.

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CNW Group

CNW Group provides newswire and webcast services in Canada and internationally.

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Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a global charity organization of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights.

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Shares Magazine

Shares is the leading weekly publication for stock market professionals and private investors.

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Windsor Star

The Star’s Facebook page, where we bring you the latest and most comprehensive news stories from Windsor and Essex County.

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FourFourTwo

FourFourTwo is the world’s biggest football magazine.

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Alphr

A website that covers the amazing technologies that change the way we work and the way they live.

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The Drum

The home of modern marketing and media in the UK & US with news, features, research, awards, events and jobs.

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CharlieINTEL

CharlieINTEL is the source for Call of Duty news, leaks, images, videos and more.

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Speedchecker

Speed Checker is an app for checking internet speed.

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Retail Gazette

Retail Gazette is a retail news website.

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ComputerWeekly

ComputerWeekly is a weekly magazine for IT professionals which has been published by Reed Business Information for over 40 years.

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FortniteINTEL

FortniteINTEL is the source for Fortnite news, leaks, images, videos and more.

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Ofcom

Ofcom is the UK’s communications regulator.

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British Psychological Society

BPS promotes excellence and ethical practice in the science, education and practical applications of psychology.

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Royal Museums Greenwich

Discover the world’s largest maritime museum, filled with inspirational stories of exploration and endeavour at sea.

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PropertyNews.com

PropertyNews.com publishes a monthly newspaper. Its newspaper contains information about the properties for sale in Ireland.

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Durham County Council

The latest news about jobs, events, services, consultations & more.

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ConservativeHome

ConservativeHome is a conservative blog for news, comment, analysis and campaigns, edited by Paul Goodman.

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TrueTrophies

PlayStation trophy tracking, game and trophy guides, all the latest news and reviews

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Pocket Tactics

Pocket Tactics is a journal that covers iOS and Android games for core gamers.

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OpenDemocracy

OpenDemocracy offers news and opinion articles from established academics and journalists who cover current issues in world affairs.

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Spiked Online

Spiked Online is company which magazine that wants to change the world as well as report on it.

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The Oakland Press

The Oakland Press is a newspapers company specializing in breaking news, sports, business, classifieds, and entertainment in Oakland County.

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Global

Global is a media and entertainment company that operates commercial radio stations.

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Gay Star News

Gay Star News is an international media source focused on events related to and concerning the global LGBTI community.

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EMIS

EMIS operates in and reports on countries where high reward goes hand-in-hand with high risk.

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E-Cigarette Forum

E-Cigarette Forum is an online platform focused on vaping technology and culture. It features a forum, articles, product reviews and deals.

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Finextra

Finextra is an independent newswire and information source for the worldwide financial technology community.

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IT PRO

IT PRO is a comprehensive technology news & reviews hub for IT professionals.

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ITProPortal

ITProPortal is a website that features technology news, reviews, and analysis from around the globe.

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Perfect Daily Grind

PDG is a cross-platform, global network which distributes coffee content to a worldwide audience. The go-to source for specialty coffee.

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Out & About Live

Out & About Live is a Magazine Company.

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Smart Insights

Smart Insights help businesses market their businesses more effectively using interactive online healthchecks .

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Middle East Monitor

Bringing a fair & accurate coverage of the Middle East to the West.

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York Daily Record/Sunday News

York Daily Record/Sunday News is a newspapers company that offers crime, entertainment, food news and traffic updates.

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Rochdale Online

Rochdale Online is news & media website bringing local news, events and jobs daily.

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MailOnline

MailOnline is an English-language newspaper website that offers information about world news, entertainment, celebrity news, and more.

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