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Alain Tolhurst

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

Digital Politics Editor at @TheSun and cycling Mancunian trencherman. Email tips, stories, abuse to: 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 — 1,184 followers, 10,085 tweets

Mar 25, 2017

RT @ladysmagproject: The reaction of Lord North to a stray dog that had made its way into the Houses of Parliament (May 1811).

Mar 25, 2017

RT @paparoach: When we feel defeated we listen to Paul Ryan. 🙃

Mar 24, 2017

RT @MrHarryCole: Queen pleased to approve the appointment of Tobias Ellwood MP and Ben Wallace MP as Members of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.

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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