Adam Sherwin

Adam Sherwin is a News reporter who specialises in entertainment, broadcasting, music and popular culture stories.

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Cliff Richard performs at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on 17 May 2014

Cliff Richard set to enter UK top 40 with 'I Still Believe in You' following fan campaign

The 1992 song is currently at number 43 in the midweek chart

Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift put stink on Arden's celebrity perfumes

Will the stink rising from Justin Bieber kill off the celebrity scent business? Shares in Elizabeth Arden have plunged 25 per cent after the beauty giant reported a record quarterly loss, citing a bigger than expected decline in celebrity perfume sales, headed by the troubled pop star’s scent.

The eyes have it: Kate Bush

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London live dates: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

In a rare communication from the artist, the singer posted a message to her website asking fans to refrain from using iPads, iPhones and cameras

Mark Shenton was the Sunday Express’s theatre critic for 11 years

Theatre critic alleges Sunday Express fired him over ‘revenge porn’ photos

Mark Shenton is seeking compensation for unfair dismissal after he was accused of bringing the Sunday Express into "disrepute"

Rufus Wainwright performs at Town Hall on April 15, 2014 in New York City

Rufus Wainwright funds his opera recording by selling the shirt off his back

He had the piece, the players, the tour dates, but not the cash. Call wardrobe...
Stephen Pollard editor of The Jewish Chronicle

Jewish Chronicle apologises for Gaza appeal as Tricycle Theatre backs down on Jewish Film Festival boycott

The Jewish Chronicle has apologised to readers who complained after the paper published an advert for the Gaza Disasters Emergency Appeal – but the paper’s editor said that many of those described as “civilian casualties” during the conflict were actually terrorists.

Acoustic singer Annie Eve is tipped to be the first star to emerge from the new music industry investment vehicle

Young musicians are given their big break – by the taxman

Finance fund that benefits investors and young talent wins approval from HMRC

Little George Crawley in a spoiler for Downton Abbey series five

Downton Abbey series 5, first look review: Granthams face 'destruction of everything they stand for'

Socialism, workers' rights and characters sleeping in the wrong bedrooms set for September

Downton Abbey: Show ‘could run to Thatcher’s landslide victory’ says producer

Series five of the period drama will see characters taken into 1924

Whitfield: 'There are so many middle class folk about the place but it’s almost become a dirty word'

June Whitfield attacks BBC bosses for sneering at "middle class" comedy

In the classic sitcom Terry and June she portrayed one half of television’s quintessential middle class couple. Now June Whitfield has hit out at the BBC managers who declared that too much of the corporation’s comedy is “middle class”.

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Middle East crisis: We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
Neanderthals lived alongside humans for centuries, latest study shows

Final resting place of our Neanderthal neighbours revealed

Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed
Scottish independence: The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

Scotland’s immigrants are as passionate about the future of their adopted nation as anyone else
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?

Blight club: Britain's ugliest buildings

Following the architect Cameron Sinclair's introduction of the Dead Prize, an award for ugly buildings, John Rentoul reflects on some of the biggest blots on the UK landscape
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey: ‘lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird’

'Lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey calls for immediate action to address the problem
Josephine Dickinson: 'A cochlear implant helped me to discover a new world of sound'

Josephine Dickinson: 'How I discovered a new world of sound'

After going deaf as a child, musician and poet Josephine Dickinson made do with a hearing aid for five decades. Then she had a cochlear implant - and everything changed
Greggs Google fail: Was the bakery's response to its logo mishap a stroke of marketing genius?

Greggs gives lesson in crisis management

After a mishap with their logo, high street staple Greggs went viral this week. But, as Simon Usborne discovers, their social media response was anything but half baked
7 best quadcopters and drones

Flying fun: 7 best quadcopters and drones

From state of the art devices with stabilised cameras to mini gadgets that can soar around the home, we take some flying objects for a spin
Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year
Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home
Lauded therapist Harley Mille still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Australian Harley Miller is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world. But could his predictions of war do the same?

Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world...

But could his predictions of war do the same?
Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

Young at hort

Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?