What is The Sun newspaper in the UK?

What is The Sun newspaper in the UK?

The Sun is a British tabloid newspaper, published by the News Group Newspapers division of News UK, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. It was founded as a broadsheet in 1964 as a successor to the Daily Herald, and became a tabloid in 1969 after it was purchased by its current owner.

Is The Sun newspaper sold in UK?

Today, the UK’s most highly circulating paper is the free sheet Metro whilst other popular titles include tabloids such as The Sun and Daily Mirror, middle market papers such as the Daily Mail and Daily Express and Broadsheet newspapers such as The Guardian and The Times.

What newspaper did The Sun replace?

The Sun newspaper is published today for the first time. It is replacing the Mirror Group’s Daily Herald, which has been losing readers and advertising revenue for several years.

Who owns The Sun newspaper UK?

tycoon Rupert Murdoch
The Sun is part of News Group Newspapers, which is a subsidiary of News International. This company is owned by the News Corporation Group, headed by world media tycoon Rupert Murdoch. The newspaper is printed from Monday to Saturday in tabloid format.

Which newspapers are no longer sold in UK?


  • Aberdeen Citizen.
  • Aberystwyth Times.
  • The Adventurer (newspaper)
  • The Aegis (weekly newspaper)
  • Anti-Jacobin.
  • The Athenian Mercury.
  • Athletic News.
  • The Atlas (newspaper)

Which newspaper is no longer sold in UK?

Last month News UK, the parent company of the Sun, the Sun on Sunday, and the Times, stopped making its official sales figures publicly available.

What political party does The Sun support?

National daily newspapers

Newspaper Main endorsement Notes
The Sun Conservative Supported voting for the Liberal Democrats in 14 Labour/LibDem marginals.
The Times Conservative Endorsed a second term of Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition.

Is The Sun a good news paper?

A new study has suggested that the most read newspaper in the UK – the Sun – is also the least trusted. Communications consultancy Open Road teamed up with researchers Populus to research the perceptions of ‘opinion formers’ and the general public when it comes to trust and the media.

Is The Sun a real magazine?

The Sun is a magazine. It is based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The overall goal for the publication, as stated by editor and co-founder, Sy Safransky, is to create a feeling of connection between contributors and readers.