News of the World launches iPad app

News International has launched an iPad app, which allows users to download The News of the World, and content from its glossy magazine Fabulous and sports pull-out Score.

Apple iPad: News of the World releases app
Apple iPad: News of the World releases app

The initial download of the app is free but readers can buy additional editions of the best-selling UK Sunday paper for £1.19, 19p more expensive than the print edition but including video content.

According to the latest ABC print circulation figures for November, The News of the World was down 2.1% from October to a circulation of 2,753,599.

In October, News International revamped its News of the World website and put its content behind a paywall. It charges £1 for 24-hours' access and £1.99 for a four-week subscription.

The Sun is the only News International paper that has not moved behind a paywall while The Times and The Sunday Times became the first in July.

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