There's been considerable concern raised by colleagues about the Mail's editorial position on issues such as immigration, LGBT rights and unemployment.
We've decided that this paper is not compatible with the VT brand and our beliefs.
We will continue to offer The Times to customers, but we won't be stocking the Daily Mail for sale or as a giveaway.
This won't suit all of our customers or all of our people - it's certain to draw some criticism. But we've listened to many colleagues over the last few months, and we feel that this is the right move to take.
A Daily Mail spokesperson retorted:
It is equally rich that Virgin chose to launch this attack on free speech in the Aslef trade union journal.
For the record, Virgin used to sell only 70 Daily Mails a day. They informed us last November that to save space, they were restricting sales to just three newspapers: the Mirror, FT and Times.
They gave no other reason, but it may be no coincidence that all those titles, like Virgin owner Sir Richard Branson, are pro-Remain.
While covering the story, Channel 4 held a debate between Andrew Pierce of the Mail and Dawn Butler of the Guardian.
“The Daily Mail may offend some people, I know The Guardian offends some people too.”
Daily Mail columnist Andrew… https://t.co/sr7xiGAPe6