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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 — 1,367 followers, 10,736 tweets

Jul 25, 2017

RT @AngharadFJ: You know what's cool about working late after watching the new @Stranger_Things trailer? Flickering lights and demo…

Jul 24, 2017

Poor Iman Shumpert. I have no idea what a "professional Jackbooty" is but I think it might be one of my favourite bits of Wiki vandalism

Jul 23, 2017

On a #Brexit transition deal Liam Fox says an extra 24 months before we leave would be "a rounding error" @MarrShow

Jul 21, 2017

RT @Scaramucci: Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like its heaven on…

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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