HK Newspaper Apple Daily closed by authorities

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Thursday 24.06 Marks the end of an era of 25 years for a little paper that could. In it's final edition it is expected that 1 Million readers will buy copies of the paper many more will read on-line.

Founded in 1995 by Jimmy Lai and owned by Next Digital, another office raid and more arrests were just too much for the company.

In it's epitaph written by staff was a thank you that read "Thank you to all readers, subscribers, ad clients, and Hong Kongers, for 26 years of love & support.

As another light goes out in Hong Kong, the city is poorer losing a world renowned newspaper.

Reuters