Knowledge Identifier: &Daily_Mail
Founded in 1896.
Countries: United Kingdom (57%), United States (15%), Australia (6%)
Linked to: Conservative Party, Daily Mail and General Trust, United Empire Party, Bild
First published in 1896 by Lord Northcliffe, it is the United Kingdom's second biggest-selling daily newspaper after "The Sun"
Two foreign editions were begun in 1904 and 1905; the former titled the "Overseas Daily Mail", covering the world, and the latter titled the "Continental Daily Mail", covering Europe and North Africa
In 1906, the paper offered £1,000 for the first flight across the English Channel and £10,000 for the first flight from London to Manchester
Edgar Wallace - Meanwhile, there were during 1906-1907 two libel suits in the courts against the "Daily Mail", involving Edgar
"Punch" magazine thought the idea preposterous and offered £10,000 for the first flight to Mars, but by 1910 both the "Mail"s prizes had been won
Wickham Steed - In an editorial written in another Northcliffe paper, the "Daily Mail" on 28 March 1919, Steed accused the British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, whom Steed detested of betraying the White Russians because of a plot by "international Jewish financiers" and the Germans to help the Bolsheviks stay in power
Mary Browne - According to Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Browne was ranked in the world top ten in 1921 , 1924, and 1926, reaching a career high of World No. 3 in those rankings in 1921
Molla Mallory - According to Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Mallory was ranked in the world top ten from 1921 through 1927, reaching a career high of World No. 2 in those rankings in 1921 and 1922
Kathleen McKane Godfree - According to Wallis Myers of "The Daily Telegraph" and the "Daily Mail", Godfree was ranked in the world top ten from 1921 through 1927, reaching a career high of World No. 2 in those rankings in 1923, 1924, and 1926
J. B. Morton - Thus, when Wyndham-Lewis moved to the Daily Mail in April 1924, Morton was the obvious person to continue the column
Helen Jacobs - According to Wallis Myers and John Olliff of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Jacobs was ranked in the world top ten from 1928 through 1939 , reaching a career high of World No. 1 in those rankings in 1936
Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling - According to Wallis Myers and John Olliff of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Sperling was ranked in the world top ten from 1930 through 1939 , reaching a career high of World No. 2 in those rankings in 1936
Dorothy Round Little - According to Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Little was ranked in the world top ten from 1933 through 1937, reaching a career high of World No1 in 1934
Rothermere wrote an article entitled "Hurrah for the Blackshirts" in January 1934, praising Mosley for his "sound, commonsense, Conservative doctrine"
Louise Brough - According to John Olliff and Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Brough Clapp was ranked in the world top 10 from 1946 through 1957 , reaching a career high of world no. 1 in those rankings in 1955
Margaret Osborne duPont - According to John Olliff and Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, DuPont was ranked in the world top ten from 1946 through 1950, 1953, 1954, 1956, and 1957 , reaching a career high of World No. 1 in those rankings from 1947 through 1950
Doris Hart - According to John Olliff and Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Hart was ranked in the world top ten from 1946 through 1955 , reaching a career high of World No. 1 in those rankings in 1951
Shirley Fry Irvin - According to John Olliff and Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Irvin was ranked in the world top ten in 1946 and 1948 and from 1950 through 1956 , reaching a career high of World No. 1 in those rankings in 1956
Pauline Betz - According to John Olliff of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Addie was ranked World No. 1 in 1946
Angela Mortimer - According to Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Mortimer was ranked in the world top ten from 1953 through 1956 and from 1958 through 1962, reaching a career high of World No. 1 in those rankings in 1961
Harry Carpenter - He worked for the "Daily Mail" as a boxing writer and sports columnist from 1954 to 1962
Althea Gibson - According to Lance Tingay of "The Daily Telegraph" and the "Daily Mail", Gibson was ranked in the world top ten from 1956 through 1958, reaching a career high of No. 1 in those rankings in 1957 and 1958
Lobsang Rampa - The findings of Burgess' investigation were published in the "Daily Mail" in February 1958
George Melly - He retired from jazz in the early 1960s when he became a film critic for "The Observer" and a writer on the "Daily Mail"'s satirical newspaper strip "Flook", illustrated by Trog
Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell - In 1965, he defended the "Daily Express" in an action relating to D-Notices, and he defended the "Daily Mail" in a libel action brought by the Unification Church in 1980, and retired from practice at the bar in 1985, but was President of the Senate of Inns of Court and the Bar from 1986 to 1987
Janet Street-Porter - After a brief stint at a girls' magazine called "Petticoat", she joined the "Daily Mail" in 1969, where she became the deputy fashion editor
Arthur Gore, 9th Earl of Arran - He was the assistant manager of the "Daily Mail", assistant general manager of the "Daily Express" and the "Sunday Express" in the 1970s
Chris Huhne - The issue about the 1973 article continued in the "Daily Mail" and "the Sun"
Leslie Halliwell - He wrote a regular TV article for the "Daily Mail" in 1987 and published a number of historical and critical works about the cinema
David Shayler - Shayler earned notoriety after being prosecuted under the Official Secrets Act 1989 for his passing secret documents to the "Mail on Sunday" in August 1997 that alleged that MI5 was paranoid about socialists, and that it had previously investigated Labour Party ministers Peter Mandelson, Jack Straw and Harriet Harman
Michael Coveney - He was theatre critic for "The Observer" from 1990 until he joined the "Daily Mail" in 1997, following the death of Jack Tinker
The "Mail" campaigned on the case of Stephen Lawrence, a black teenager who was murdered in a racially motivated attack in Eltham, London in April 1993
Andy Coulson - In 1994, he briefly moved to the "Daily Mail", but after nine weeks moved back to "The Sun" to edit "Bizarre"
Raj Persaud - In 1995 Persaud had allegedly lifted many instances of phrases, observations and statistics from a book on prostitution by Sheron Boyle for a piece he wrote for the "Daily Mail"
Gunter Sachs - "In every case, there were significant results, way beyond what is explicable through mere coincidence," he is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail newspaper on 6 November 1997
Katharine, Duchess of Kent - By 1999 she had apparently completely recovered from chronic ill-health, and when asked by the "Daily Mail" what had suddenly changed, she answered, without elaboration, that she had been suffering unknowingly from coeliac disease
Katharine, Duchess of Kent - When asked by the "Daily Mail" in 1999 about her long history of illness, her reply was simply that "none of us goes through life unscathed"
John Darwin disappearance case - On 8 December, the "Daily Mail" quoted Anne Darwin as saying that, although she initially thought her husband was dead, he turned up at their home in 2003 and lived there secretly, and in an adjacent bedsit that she owned, for about three years
Michael Coveney - He remained at the "Daily Mail" until 2004
Albert II, Prince of Monaco - In mid-May 2005, Lacoste announced that as a result of the international publicity over the revelations of the prince's son, Prince Albert is suing the "Daily Mail", "Bunte", and "Paris Match" for delving too deeply into his private life
Charles, Prince of Wales - In 2006, the Prince filed a court case against the "Mail on Sunday", after excerpts of his personal journals were published, revealing his opinions on matters such as the transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong to China in 1997, in which Charles described the Chinese government officials as "appalling old waxworks"
Cliff Richard - In a 2006 interview with the "Daily Mail", he spoke about the difficulties he and his sisters had in dealing with their mother's condition
Peter Oborne - In April 2006 it was announced that Oborne was taking up a new position at the "Daily Mail" as a political columnist, while retaining his connection with "The Spectator" as a contributing editor
Austen Ivereigh - On 18 July 2006, Ivereigh resigned as the cardinal's director of public affairs following allegations by the "Daily Mail"
Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt - Dannatt appeared in newspaper headlines in October 2006 when he gave an interview for Sarah Sands of the "Daily Mail" in which he opined that a drawdown of troops from Iraq was necessary in order to allow the Army to focus on Afghanistan, and that wounded soldiers should recover in a military environment rather than civilian hospitals
Clare Mulley - In 2007, Mulley was honored as the recipient of the "Daily Mail" Biographers' Club Prize for "The Woman Who Saved the Children"
Derek Laud - In an article for the "Daily Mail" in 2007 Laud described the sisters' importance in his life, and how he consults them on every major decision
David Cameron - A Daily Mail article from June 2007 quoted Sunday Times Rich List compiler Philip Beresford, who had valued the Conservative Leader for the first time, as saying: "I put the combined family wealth of David and Samantha Cameron at £30 million plus.
Bel Mooney - In June 2007 she began writing a weekly column for the Saturday edition of the "Daily Mail" , advising readers on emotional and relationship issues, and she contributes other comment articles to the paper as well as regular book reviews
Emma Rigby - The Daily Mail TV critic, Jaci Stephen, wrote on 24 November 2007 that the Hollyoaks storyline had "taught her more than any drama or documentary on anorexia has ever done"
Harriet Harman - On 1 April 2008 the "Daily Mail" reported that Harman had decided to wear a kevlar-reinforced stab vest while touring her Peckham constituency under police guard
Valerie Singleton - In a candid interview for the "Daily Mail" in June 2008, Singleton discussed several issues about her personal life and previous relationships
David Cameron - Cameron's appearance on the cover of Time in September 2008 was said by the Daily Mail to present him to the world as 'Prime Minister in waiting'.
Ali Dizaei - On receipt of the apology he issued further proceedings against the "Daily Mail" for an allegedly defamatory article published in September 2008 suggesting that Dizaei advised a lawyer over a criminal case
John Sentamu - In a Daily Mail article in October 2008, Sentamu defended the role of church schools against what he characterised as "an attack of unusual and sustained ferocity" mounted by "a number of influential commentators" whom he did not name
Katherine Jenkins - In November 2008 Jenkins revealed to the "Daily Mail" that when she was a student she had taken class A drugs and cannabis
Jet Harris - In a December 2008 interview for the "Daily Mail", Harris spoke about not having been invited to join the Shadows for their 50th anniversary, at the Royal Variety Performance
With a circulation in Dec 2009 of 113,771, it has the third-highest daily newspaper sales in Scotland
Abu Hamza al-Masri - The Daily Mail reported in 2009 that the TaxPayers' Alliance estimated that the father-of-eight Abu Hamza had so far cost Britain £2,75 million in welfare payments, council housing and legal costs
John Sentamu - In a Daily Mail article in February 2009, Sentamu criticised the treatment of British Christians in the workplace in the public sector
Karen Hardy - The Daily Mail newspaper reported that she had been "axed" from "Strictly Come Dancing" on 4 August 2009, although many ballroom fans suspected that she had retired from the show voluntarily to concentrate on her new dance school
Ali Dizaei - In September 2009 Dizaei won a High Court action against the "Daily Mail" and the "Evening Standard" over a defamatory article published in June 2008
Mandy Smith - In a 2010 interview with the "Daily Mail", Smith admitted to starting a sexual relationship with Wyman at just 14
Nick Clegg - The article was dusted down during the 2010 General Election campaign when the Daily Mail interpreted the article as being a "Nazi slur on Britain" and Clegg had begun to feel the full heat of the British tabloid press following his success during the first Leaders debate
John Partridge (actor) - In April 2010, the Daily Mail reported that Partridge was planning to marry Tsouras, a Canadian
Richard Burton - Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger, "Daily Mail", 7 June 2010 His younger brother Graham Jenkins opined it may have been guilt over this that caused Burton to start drinking very heavily, particularly after Ifor died in 1973
William Hague - In early September 2010, a number of newspapers including "The Daily Telegraph", "The Independent" and "Daily Mail" published stories about the fallout from allegations surrounding Hague's friendship with 25-year-old Christopher Myers, a history graduate from Durham University whom he employed as a parliamentary special adviser
Lily Allen - Citing invasion of privacy and copyright infringement, in November 2010 Allen took legal action against Associated Newspapers, the parent company of the "Daily Mail" after the Daily Mail published photographs of Allen's home
Rachel Uchitel - In a November 2010 interview with the UK newspaper "Daily Mail", Rachel announced she had applied for a license as a private detective
Jonathan Ive - In 2011, the "Daily Mail" profiled Ive, hailing him as a "design genius
Alexander Fiske-Harrison - In August 2011 the "Daily Mail" reported he was in a relationship with The Hon. Antalya Nall-Cain, daughter of Lord Charles Nall-Cain, 3rd Baron Brocket and this was confirmed in an interview in the Spanish newspaper "ABC" in August 2012
Heather Mills - Giving evidence in December 2011, Morgan, who bragged in a newspaper column for the "Daily Mail" in 2006 about hearing the message, refused to say who had played him the recorded message of the call, saying he was protecting a source
Bojan Djordjic - In December 2011 it was reported by the Daily Mail that Blackpool had been referred to the PFA for paying only £90 per week as wages to Bojan Djordjic with all additional payment being appearance-based - a claim Djordjic later said had been fabricated
Christie Brinkley - In February 2012 she was ranked third in the "Daily Mail" list "World's 20 richest models
Eamonn Holmes - On St Patrick's day in March 2012, Holmes told The Daily Mail in an interview for the Saturday 18th edition that the popular cultural holiday is "nothing but an excuse for drunken lowlifes to terrorize society for another day of the year"
George Galloway - In an article published by the "Daily Mail" at the beginning of May 2012, it was asserted that staff at his £1,4 million London home had discovered items had been moved and curious objects were found in the house such as an empty bottle of gin and a gay pornographic video stashed in a closet
Nicholas Boles - In August 2012, it was revealed that he had claimed expenses for Hebrew lessons, which the "Daily Mail" and the Taxpayers' Alliance stated was so he could talk to his civil partner
Grant Shapps - In September 2012 it was reported in the Daily Mail that campaign leaflets published on behalf of Shapps when he was standing for election in Southwark North and Bermondsey stated he was born in London , while those published after he won his Welwyn Hatfield seat claimed he was born in Hertfordshire
In late 2013 the paper will move its London printing operation from the city's Docklands area to a new £50 million plant in Thurrock, Essex
In January, 2016, the "Daily Mail"s reporting of the activities of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge was described as "cruel and childish" by the media commentator Roy Greenslade
In early 2019, the mobile version of the Microsoft Edge Internet browser started warning visitors to the MailOnline site that "this website generally fails to maintain basic standards of accuracy and accountability" and "has been forced to pay damages in numerous high-profile cases" via its NewsGuard plugin