Germany's Bild to introduce paywall

2013-05-27 20:16
Bild, has decided to stop publishing front-page pictures of naked women after 28 years. (Odd Andersen, AFP)

Bild, has decided to stop publishing front-page pictures of naked women after 28 years. (Odd Andersen, AFP)

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Berlin - Europe's most-read newspaper is introducing a paywall for part of its online offerings next month.

Bild - Germany's top-selling newspaper and Europe's biggest by circulation - says main news stories will remain free of charge online but a subscription will be required to view features, interviews and other exclusive content.

The basic digital subscription will cost €4.99 per month starting 11 June and twice that for a premium version that includes the tabloid as an e-paper.

The Axel Springer owned newspaper will also offer readers buying a print copy, at 70 euro cents a day, a pass to its online content. The pass is unique to each reader, thanks to a new printing technique.

Bild's daily print circulation is about 2.5 million, 200 000 more than Britain's The Sun.

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