Our friends over at GizmoFusion let us in on this one. This should certainly have some special interest for our members in the United Kingdom, and those that may have friends and family there.

The London Evening Standard, one of the most widely read newspapers in London and the southeast of England, and Handmark, a leading developer and distributor of mobile applications and services, today announced the availability of the new London Evening Standard mobile news application.

The new mobile application provides readers with instant, real-time access to all the latest London Evening Standard news and information at their fingertips. Users can quickly and easily browse through a variety of news categories, including Business, Sport, Showbiz and Life and Style, with corresponding photos. Articles from the mobile application can be saved for later reading and easily shared via email and various social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

“As one of the first media companies in Europe to launch a rich, connected mobile application across all major mobile platforms, the London Evening Standard continues to prove their leadership in delivering on the interests of their readers,” said Paul Reddick, Handmark CEO. “We are pleased to support the launch of the London Evening Standard mobile app and look forward to continue innovating and expanding the mobile experience for their customers.”

Sponsored by British Airways London City, the application is immediately available to download free on virtually any smartphone, including iPhone, Nokia (S60 5thedition), BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Mobile devices at: