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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

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

Jeremy Corbyn branded a Mike Ashley-style tyrant over threats to deselect critical MPs by Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith

thesun.co.uk — The veteran leftie was compared to the Sports Direct boss after he was embroiled in a row over MPs being bullied LABOUR challenger Owen Smith has branded Jeremy Corbyn a Mike Ashley-style tyrant over his threats to deselect critical MPs.

Tax and spending policy could be ‘reset’ if UK experiences downturn following EU referendum, says new Chancellor

thesun.co.uk — Philip Hammond made comments as report said economy slumps at fastest rate since financial crisis in wake of Brexit TAX and spending policy could be "reset" if the UK experiences a downturn following the EU referendum result, the new Chancellor has said.

Jeremy Corbyn has allowed abuse to flourish within Labour and has been ‘stirring’ things, says Angela Eagle

thesun.co.uk — His former rival for the party's leadership said a 'permissive' environment had been allowed to develop JEREMY Corbyn has allowed abuse to flourish in Labour and has been "stirring" things, says his former rival for the party's leadership. Angela Eagle hit out at the veteran leftie after she was forced to cancel constituency surgeries due to attacks against he and her staff.

Mike Ashley subjecting Sports Direct staff to ‘appalling’ working conditions, says damning report by MPs

thesun.co.uk — Billionaire bluntly told he was accountable for the fact workers are treated as 'commodities' rather than human beings MIKE Ashley has been running Sport Direct like a "Victorian workhouse" and has been subjecting staff to "appalling" working conditions, say MPs.

Labour MP says Jeremy Corbyn threatened to tell on him to his dad and bully him into silence

thesun.co.uk — Leader's office has denied Conor McGinn's extraordinary claim he considered calling his father in an attempt to 'apply pressure' JEREMY Corbyn allegedly threatened to call a Labour MP's father in a bid to "bully" the politician into silence.

Ted Cruz booed at Republican convention as he fails to endorse Donald Trump for president

thesun.co.uk — The Texan senator undermined calls for party unity after refusing to tell voters to back his former rival TED Cruz was booed by furious delegates at the Republican convention after refusing to endorse Donald Trump for President. The Texan senator undermined calls for party unity by telling its members to simply "vote your conscience" in November's election.

Defiant Jeremy Corbyn says all Labour MPs will have to re-apply for their jobs as he launched his campaign to keep his position as party leader

thesun.co.uk — Embattled leftie will say he will tackle inequality, neglect, insecurity, prejudice and discrimination A DEFIANT Jeremy Corbyn will launch a campaign to keep his position as Labour leader and pledge to confront "five ills head on". At the official start of the contest against Owen Smith, the embattled leftie will say he will tackle inequality, neglect, insecurity, prejudice and discrimination.

Theresa May gets big boost after opening up massive 11% lead over Jeremy Corbyn in first opinion poll since she became Prime Minister

thesun.co.uk — Tory leader sees party's rating with the public go up by 10 points since April, despite being split over Europe THERESA May has opened up a massive 11% lead over Jeremy Corbyn in the first opinion poll since she became Prime Minister.

Theresa May wipes floor with Jeremy Corbyn at her first PMQs and twists the knife into floundering Labour leader

thesun.co.uk — There were more than a few flashes of the Iron Lady, but it is the Iron Mayden who is in charge now TORY MPs could have been forgiven for being a bit nervous as they settled in for Theresa May's first PMQs. They had, after all, just lost an accomplished Parliamentary jouster in David Cameron.

Jeremy Corbyn wins bid to personally fight legal action aimed at stopping him getting on the Labour leadership ballot

thesun.co.uk — High Court claim brought by party donor trying to overturn decision by NEC to automatically place leader into contest JEREMY Corbyn has won his bid to personally fight a legal action aimed at overturning the Labour Party's decision to guarantee him a place on the leadership ballot.
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Jul 24, 2016

RT @DMcCaffreySKY: READ IN FULL: @SeemaMalhotra1 letter to Speaker about alleged illegal entry to her office by @JeremyCorbyn's staff. https://t.co/8ULhk5xRpB

Jul 23, 2016

RT @richardm56: Crap a.m..Stray dog dashed from French alley into my legs and sent me arse over tit.Later dropped Raybans Chloe gave me+smashed'em.'Sigh'...

Jul 22, 2016

RT @SunPolitics: Don't make me call your dad! Labour MP says @JeremyCorbyn threatened to tell on him to his father over criticism:  http://thesun.uk/6014BI9Iw 

Jul 21, 2016

RT @ConorMcGinn: .@jeremycorbyn Did you threaten to ring my Dad - who you don't know - to 'get him to talk to me' after reading my @theHouse_mag interview?


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