Will the Murdochs replace the News of the World with another Sunday paper?
Media analysts said News International was likely to try to hang on to the readership of the News of the World with a new Sunday title.
Nicholas Grant, an analyst with Mediatrack, said: “It’s an extraordinary development. It’s absolutely staggering. It’s changed the news-scape.”
The domain names thesunonsunday.co.uk and thesunonsunday.com have both been registered.