Adam Sherwin

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

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Alexander McQueen biography criticised for containing graphic details of his suicide

Samaritans' guidelines say: "Vulnerable individuals may identify with a person who has died"

Barry Norman has predicted a Best Actor win for Michael Keaton at this Sunday's awards

Oscars 2015: Votes are actually cast by Hollywood house maids, Barry Norman claims

Veteran film critic suggests not all Oscar voters watch every film

Sofia Chang, HBO vice president: ‘We have to offer the customer choice in where and how they shop’

The Media Column: Game of Thrones holds sway over millions – but can HBO stay king in the streaming era?

Any threat to HBO’s investment in quality drama would hurt British TV

Nigel Farage is likely to be infuriated by the film

Channel 4's Ukip: The First Hundred Days imagines Nigel Farage in power – and reveals a Britain in meltdown

The drama-documentary, which portrays many of the party's supporters as racist, is likely to infuriate its leader

Residents of Derby Road in Southampton oppose filming of Channel 4 documentary Immigration Street in their community

Immigration Street: Protesters force controversial TV show to be cut from six to one episode

Claims film crews experienced 'intimidation' while filming the programme in Southampton

The ‘Edith Maersk’, the biggest ship ever on the Thames

Ofcom outlines plans for new kind of mobile internet using 'white spaces'

Plan could connect ships to the internet using the technology that can travel longer and more easily than wifi and bluetooth

Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk’ has been streamed two million times a week since December

Revolution for UK Albums Chart with streams now counting towards position

The number of tracks streamed last year soared to 14.8 billion

Quest in show: Reese Witherspoon stars in 'Wild'

It's a Man's (Celluloid) World: Why Hollywood is still an uphill struggle for women

Female characters made up just 12 per cent of protagonists in the top 100 domestic-grossing films of last year

Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor Johnson

Fifty Shades of Grey movie: EL James and Sam Taylor-Johnson trade blows ahead of film's release

Director Taylor-Johnson discusses the daily battles she fought with the book's author

Steve Lamacq's afternoon show now has an audience of more than 900,000

BBC Radio 6 Music leads the way as radio’s digital revolution gathers momentum

The Media Column: Steve Lamacq is at the forefront of the station's resurgence

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'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband has got everyone talking about The Trews

Everyone is talking about The Trews

Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before
'Queer saint' Peter Watson left his mark on British culture by bankrolling artworld giants

'Queer saint' who bankrolled artworld giants

British culture owes a huge debt to Peter Watson, says Michael Prodger
Pushkin Prizes: Unusual exchange programme aims to bring countries together through culture

Pushkin Prizes brings countries together

Ten Scottish schoolchildren and their Russian peers attended a creative writing workshop in the Highlands this week
14 best kids' hoodies

14 best kids' hoodies

Don't get caught out by that wind on the beach. Zip them up in a lightweight top to see them through summer to autumn
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The acceptable face of the Emirates

The acceptable face of the Emirates

Has Abu Dhabi found a way to blend petrodollars with principles, asks Robert Fisk