Johnston Press has announced it is increasing the cover price of the i newspaper on both its weekday and Saturday editions.

The price of the weekday edition of the i newspaper is set to rise by 10p to 50p from 12 September, while the Saturday issue will also go up by the same amount, increasing from 50p to 60p from 17 September.

In a letter to retailers, Johnston Press said retailer profit would increase to 12p per copy on the Monday to Friday editions and 14.4p per copy on Saturday.

It added: “With the tremendous support of our retailers the i newspaper continues to go from strength to strength and has enjoyed sustained month-on-month growth.”

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