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Lights Out for The Independent On Sunday with final print edition

The Independent On Sunday's final front page Credit: PA Photos

More than 25 years since its launch, the final print edition of the Independent On Sunday is published today.

The paper's striking front page shows Shanghai during Earth Hour, the annual switch off of lights around the world to highlight environmental issues, accompanied by the headline "Lights Out".

More than 25 years since its launch the paper is to move to online only.

Its daily counterpart, The Independent, will also cease to be produced in print on March 26.

Sunday's final edition carries an interview with David Cameron and an appraisal of the Prime Minister's record from the paper.

To mark the occasion, designers at the newspaper dimmed parts of the masthead to leave "The End" floating alongside the headline and a message that reads, "Here is the last print edition of this newspaper, but the news never stops."

As the closing edition went to print on Saturday, editor Lisa Markwell tweeted an image of the cover and wrote: "First (and last) look at the @IndyOnSunday front page. As strong, distinctive and smart as 1990. Goodnight."

The Independent On Sunday launched in 1990 with Stephen Glover as editor. They are part of the group owned by the Lebedev family, who have other media assets including the Evening Standard and local TV station London Live.

Current paid circulation at the daily title is just over 40,000 while its Sunday sister sells just under 43,000 copies.