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Alain Tolhurst

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

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

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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

Almost half of Labour supporters think the party will NEVER win another election after Jeremy Corbyn's re-election

thesun.co.uk — THE PARTY'S OVER Comes after opinion poll shows the party is trailing the Tories by 15 points on 26% - Labour's worst rating since 2009 ALMOST half of Labour supporters think now that Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader the party will NEVER win another election.

Tony Blair seems to have forgotten all about Iraq and Chilcot after being pictured helping Sylvester Stallone carry Kate Hudson

thesun.co.uk — ENJOYING YOURSELF EH TONY? Former Prime Minister pictured at a star-studded bash in Hollywood, also attended by Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger TONY Blair seems to enjoying himself post-Chilcot after being pictured with Sylvester Stallone carrying actress Kate Hudson. The former Prime Minister was pictured at a star-studded bash in Hollywood, also attended by Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger.

George Bush needed some help with a selfie – so he nudged Barack Obama to lend a hand

thesun.co.uk — GEORGE Bush was having some trouble getting a selfie- so he turned to the closest person around, who just happened to be Barack Obama. The former President gave his White House successor a nudge to take the photo as the pair attended the opening of the first national museum celebrating the history and culture of African-Americans.

John Prescott labels David Blunkett a 'bloody catastrophe' in feisty debate with Piers Morgan over the Labour party

thesun.co.uk — JOHN Prescott labelled former home secretary David Blunkett a "bloody catastrophe" after a feisty debate with Piers Morgan over the Labour party. The New Labour bruiser looked ready to explode as he took on the presenter during an interview for Good Morning Britain.

Jeremy Corbyn’s call for Labour unity ignored by his own MPs after hapless leftie mocked by Tristram Hunt's stand-up routine at rally

thesun.co.uk — LABOUR LOLS Leader said he was offering an olive branch to critics after resounding victory over Owen Smith JEREMY Corbyn's call for Labour unity seems to have been ignored by his own MPs after the hapless leftie was mocked at a rally last night.

Labour will commit to a multi-billion pound pledge to make up any shortfalls in funding for deprived regions resulting from Brexit

thesun.co.uk — BORROWING FOR BREXIT The promise guarantees a future government will match EU structural funding worth £10billion from 2014 to 2020 LABOUR will commit to a multi-billion pound pledge to make up any shortfalls in funding for deprived regions resulting from Brexit.

Boris Johnson faces diplomatic storm as he jets into Turkey after calling Presidnet Erdogan a 'w*****' who has sex with goats

thesun.co.uk — GETTING HIS GOAT UP Foreign Secretary won an offensive poetry competition in response to the country's media clampdown earlier this year BORIS Johnson faces a diplomatic storm after jetting into Turkey - four months after calling President Erdogan a "w****r".

John McDonnell ordered to apologise after standing by claims former Tory minister Esther McVey should be 'lynched'

thesun.co.uk — LABOUR hopes for unity were smashed John McDonnell was ordered to apologise for standing by claims a former female Tory Minister should be lynched over austerity. A visibly upset Yvette Cooper said it was a disgrace, and the Shadow Chancellor had to stamp out abuse threatening to tear the party apart.

Jeremy Corbyn makes another veiled threat to his own MPs saying the 'vast majority' have nothing to fear from deselection

thesun.co.uk — I'M CORBYN TO GET YOU Newly-victorious leader again stopped short of ruling out the possibility that some may lose their seats JEREMY Corbyn made another veiled threat to his own colleagues by saying the "vast majority" of Labour MPs have nothing to fear from deselection.

Boris Johnson puts pressure on Theresa May to get on with triggering Article 50 so Brexit doesn’t 'drag on'

thesun.co.uk — 'GET ON WITH IT' Foreign secretary said Government needed to 'get on with it' and start formal negotiations on leaving the EU BORIS Johnson has put pressure on Theresa May to get on with triggering Article 50 as soon as possible so Brexit doesn't "drag on".
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Sep 26, 2016

RT @labourlewis: I havent tweeted anything for 24hrs and I've gained 600 followers? What happened? 🤔

Sep 26, 2016

RT @carldinnen: That thing when someone changes your speech just before you make it... https://t.co/Dqyk4PXt9t

Sep 26, 2016

PM's spokesman said there is "no plan" to release the letters between Theresa May and David Cameron in row over EU immigration reform

Sep 26, 2016

@MomentumReading He said it on BBC Breakfast, Sky and GMB. And if your only retort is that it was 4 polls not 3 then you're not doing well

Sep 26, 2016

@MomentumReading Only 3 polls since Corbyn took over put Labour ahead - and the last was three months before the leadership challenge https://t.co/smKhvJ8gAa

Sep 26, 2016

@MomentumReading If you want to believe that then fine, but you must know that it is not factually true.

Sep 26, 2016

RT @PoliticalPics: If you have a cold BTM what better place to warm it than on the PMs £150k Car !! Larry's no fool. https://t.co/oppNzRgl4j

Sep 26, 2016

@Mitch_Al1966 Well no, not really. But putting that aside - McDonnell said Labour were ahead in the polls, and they just so clearly were not


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