Trinity Mirror shuts mag to fund newspaper battle

NEWSPAPER publisher BPM Media has closed a glossy lifestyle magazine to bankroll its response to a rival free newspaper which is expected to be launched next week.

The publisher, part of Trinity Mirror plc, confirmed that the monthly Living title will be suspended to free-up resources to fight the launch by veteran free newspaper entrepreneur Chris Bullivant. BPM also publishes the Birmingham Mail, the Coventry Telegraph and the Birmingham Post.

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