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Alain Tolhurst

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Hackney
Reporter — The Sun
Covers:  politics, news, film, food, cycling

Digital Politics Editor at @TheSun and cycling Mancunian trencherman. Email tips, stories, abuse to: alain.tolhurst@the-sun.co.uk. DMs are open

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Mancunian former local news reporter, now working for The Sun, covering politics for SunNation

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@Alain_Tolhurst — 1,328 followers, 10,431 tweets

May 23, 2017

RT @MayorofLondon: My statement on the barbaric and sickening attack in Manchester last night. London stands with Manchester today.…

May 23, 2017

RT @metpoliceuk: The reported suspect package at Victoria Coach Station has now been cleared. Not suspicious. Thanks for your patience.

May 22, 2017

.@theresa_may announces cap in social care shake up after backlash against #dementiatax but denies pulling U-turn: https://t.co/YSeZL6MCyn https://t.co/zKMXMW6w0q

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes - I own one

How is social media changing news?

For me it's the pace of news it's affected the most. But also gathering information, monitoring stories and getting feedback. A lot basically

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

There aren't a lot of positive fictional representations of journalists, but I love Evelyn Waugh's Scoop, so maybe William Boot