Frontpage of the first edition
|Founded||4 July 2016|
|Headquarters||Prospect House, Rouen Road, Norwich|
|Part of a "series of articles on the|
The New European is a British "pro-EU weekly newspaper owned by "Archant that began publication on 8 July 2016. Launched as a response to the "United Kingdom's 2016 EU referendum, its readership is aimed at those who voted to remain within the European Union, with the newspaper's tagline being "The New Pop-up Paper for the 48%".
It is edited by Matt Kelly, who formerly worked at the "Daily Mirror and "Local World.
The newspaper's owners stated that The New European was to have an initial lifespan of just four issues, beyond which publication would be reviewed on a week-by-week basis. By the eve of the third edition the paper revealed it had broken even and sold around 40,000 copies. It continued to publish beyond its fourth issue, and is currently still publishing. The circulation was reported in November 2016 to be "about 25,000" and, in February 2017, to be 20,000.
On 30 September 2016, the newspaper won the serial rights to the fifth volume of "Alastair Campbell's diaries about the "Blair government, which it serialised over three weeks. Subsequently in March 2017 the newspaper announced that it had appointed Campbell as "editor-at-large.
The paper received a mainly positive reception from UK media critics.