Adam Sherwin

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

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The popularity of vinyl has soared, with sales last year reaching an 18-year high

New vinyl singles chart sends pop back to 70s

Vinyl is enjoying a resurgence ahead of Record Store Day this coming weekend

Lana Del Rey, who was noticed by Polydor after her online song ‘Video Games’ was widely tagged by Shazam users

The Media Column: The music business is starting to think the next big thing is just a computer algorithm away

Identifying and developing talent is becoming a science - and the tool that is increasingly being used to define a hit or a miss is 'big data'

The stars of Ballot Monkey: Trevor Cooper, Sarah Hadland, Ben Miller and Hattie Morahan

Ballot Monkeys: New comedy series to air from creators of Drop The Dead Donkey

Ballot Monkeys will air as the election campaign reaches its May climax, with each of the five episodes written and shot in the days before transmission

‘Empire’ – starring Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon

Empire: Channel 4 wins bidding war to bring Michelle Obama's favourite show to E4

Powered by a chart-topping soundtrack from cutting-edge producer Timbaland, the series regularly pulls in more than 10 million viewers

British actress Anna Maxwell-Martin

ITV unveils exorcist vicar Satanic drama starring Anna Maxwell-Martin

The actress will play a single mother vicar who dabbles in exorcism

Peter Alliss: Equality for women has ‘b******d up’ golf

The BBC’s voice of golf claimed that thousands of women have given up playing as a result of Harriet Harman’s Equality Act

Fredric Brandt dead: 'Baron of botox' had been left devastated by Unbreakable impersonation

Dr Fredric Brandt's publicist said he suffered from depression and had died after a 'short illness'

James Macleod is the founder and CEO of audio news service Clippet – and grandson of Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch's grandson James MacLeod: Why I'm voting Green

James MacLeod says he has not been persuaded by either of the main parties

2 Karl Lagerfeld and Choupette

Karl Lagerfeld's famous cat made £2m last year - that's more than Cara Delevingne earned

The legendary fashion designer revealed Choupette made millions with just two modelling jobs

The Right Rev Libby Lane trained in dance for 15 years before studying theology

Church of England's first female bishop: I'm a Strictly Come Dancing fan and use dance steps to explain my relationship with God

The Right Rev Lane, who was ordained as the Bishop of Stockport in January, said that dancing helps inform her understanding of incarnation

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Armenian genocide: To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie

Armenian genocide and the 'good Turks'

To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie
Lou Reed: The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond the biographers' and memoirists' myths

'Lou needed care, but what he got was ECT'

The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond
Migrant boat disaster: This human tragedy has been brewing for four years and EU states can't say they were not warned

This human tragedy has been brewing for years

EU states can't say they were not warned
Women's sportswear: From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help

Women's sportswear

From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help
Hillary Clinton's outfits will be as important as her policies in her presidential bid

Clinton's clothes

Like it or not, her outfits will be as important as her policies
NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
John Harrison's 'longitude' clock sets new record - 300 years on

‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace