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Sol (Sun) is a Portuguese weekly published every Friday and has a liberal to right-wing orientation. It belongs to the offshore media group Newshold, which also owns shares in the Cofina media group (Jornal de Negócios, Correio da Manhã). Sol was founded by José António Saraiva, the former chief editor of the weekly Expresso, and its first edition was published in September 2006. The magazine Tabu and the TV guide Essencial are included as weekly supplements.

Medium: weekly
Political orientation: Right-wing
Circulation: 49,500 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Weekly on Fridays
Online payment model: Some content subject to a charge

Location: Queijas, Oeiras, Portugal
Publisher: Newshold Gruppe
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 2006

Taguspark - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia, Edifício Tecnologia I, corpo 1, 2740-257 Oeiras
Phone: 00351 21 043 40 00
Twitter: @SolOnline

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1.  Sol - Portugal | 04/05/2012

Cheap money won't solve crisis

It is dangerous to try to encourage growth merely by supplying easy money, writes the liberal weekly Sol: "To economise or to boost growth? This ... » more

2.  Sol - Portugal | 27/04/2012

Markets have it tough with democracy

Share prices fell sharply on Monday mainly in response to the political and democratically legitimate decisions in France and The Netherlands as well as the ... » more

3.  Sol - Portugal | 27/02/2012

No statue of 'worker' Carla Bruni, please!

France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is to be immortalised in a bronze statue - in honour of the Italian workers who laboured at the feather ... » more

4.  Sol - Portugal | 09/01/2012

Emigration helps Portugal out of crisis

The debate over whether highly skilled workers should seek work abroad continues in Portugal. At the end of last year Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho ... » more

5.  Sol - Portugal | 30/05/2011

Portugal desperately seeking a future

Portugal is in crisis, broke, facing new elections and without great hopes for improvement, writes the weekly Sol taking stock of the current situation: "Portugal ... » more

6.  Sol - Portugal | 05/11/2010

Vítor Rainho can't understand youth protest in France

Many youths have participated in the strikes and demonstrations against the pension reform in France. Vítor Rainho finds this worrying in the weekly paper Sol: ... » more

7.  Sol - Portugal | 15/10/2010

Demonstrations better than celebrations in North Korea

There is a lot of discontent in Europe, as the demonstrations in France, Germany and Spain plainly show. But in the eyes of the weekly ... » more

8.  Sol - Portugal | 01/10/2010

Brazil's great future thanks to Lula

Dilma Rousseff narrowly missed obtaining an absolute majority in Brazil's parliamentary elections but is almost certain to win the runoff vote on October 31. Rousseff, ... » more

9.  Sol - Portugal | 24/09/2010

Europe agonises over Roma problem

According to media reports, the EU Commission is considering initiating breach-of-contract proceedings against France because of its Roma deportations. The weekly Sol urges an objective ... » more


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