i, the UK’s first quality daily newspaper to launch in almost 25 years, will go on sale nationwide on Tuesday 26 October 2010.

Created by The Independent, i is designed for readers who want a concise, quality daily paper for just 20p.

The independent say i is specifically targeted at readers and lapsed readers of quality newspapers, and those of all ages who want a comprehensive digest of the news in printed form. i will combine intelligence with brevity, and depth with speed of reading, providing an essential daily briefing.

Alexander Lebedev, Director of Independent Print Ltd, owners of The Independent, said today: ‘My commitment is to a strong vibrant free press as well as creating innovative media ventures with first class journalism.’ He is also the co-owner of Novaya Gazeta, the pro-democracy newspaper in Moscow, together with former President Mikhail Gorbachev.