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Cover of Bella circa 18 November 2013
CategoriesWomen's weekly magazine
Total circulation
(Jan-Dec 2016)
Year founded1987; 35 years ago (1987)
First issue5 October 1987
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inLondon

Bella is a weekly magazine aimed at women, currently published in the United Kingdom by H Bauer Publishing,[1] the UK subsidiary of the German-owned family business, the Bauer Media Group.

History and profile

Bella was started in 1987.[2] The first issue was published on 5 October 1987.[3] It was the first magazine published in the UK by Bauer and continues to be one of the strongest selling women's magazines in the country overall. A new issue is published every Tuesday. The headquarters of the magazine is in London.[2]

For the first half of 2013 Bella had a circulation of 209,022 copies.[4]


  1. ^ Anna Gough-Yates (29 August 2003). Understanding Women's Magazines: Publishing, Markets and Readerships in Late-Twentieth Century Britain. Routledge. p. 97. ISBN 978-1-134-60624-5. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b The Europa World Year: Kazakhstan - Zimbabwe. Taylor & Francis Group. 2004. p. 4378. ISBN 978-1-85743-255-8. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Women's weekly magazines". Magforum. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Mag ABCs: Full circulation round-up for the first half of 2013". Press Gazette. 15 August 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.