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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 — 1,528 followers, 11,079 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

RT @benarmishaw: Daniel Day-Lewis could never make Legally Blonde work, but Reese Witherspoon could make There Will Be Blood work

Nov 15, 2017

RT @StewartMcDonald: Prime Minister in the tearoom. Sure sign of trouble ahead.

Nov 15, 2017

They started on time and STILL didn't finish until 12.20pm. So it's long as well as rubbish #pmqs

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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