DUBLIN: The owner of the Independent titles in the UK and Ireland, Independent News & Media, has reported pre-tax profits of €114.1 million ($144.6m; £76.7m) for the first six months of 2006, up 10.8% compared with the same period last year.

The group also owns a number of titles in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Data sourced from mad.co.uk; additional content by WARC staff