Adam Sherwin

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

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Harry Hill plays the Professor in the show and hopes it will help boost interest in science among young people

Charlie Higson and Harry Hill: 'Let children experiment with explosives'

Writer and star of upcoming BBC1 show Professor Brainstawm speak out

Ursula K Le Guin at her home in Portland, Oregon

Author Ursula K Le Guin lashes out at Amazon and sell-outs in awards speech

Veteran sci-fi and fantasy writer was speaking at the American National Book Awards

British girl Madeleine McCann, who was allegedy abducted 03 May 2007 from the resort apartment where she was on vacation with her family in the Algarve

Madeleine McCann A Global Obsession: Madeleine campaign gets 'favouritism' claims father of missing Norfolk boy

The case of Daniel Entwistle faded from headlines after he disappeared in 2003

Serious: Jonathan Franzen prefers people who don’t 'yak'

Jonathan Franzen to return with new 'multigenerational American epic' novel Purity

The sprawling novel with span 'decades and continents'

Paddington at Buckingham Palace, in the film released in November

Paddington Bear creator shocked as film censor deems movie's sex and violence unsuitable for young children

A scene in which 'a man disguised as a woman is flirted with by another man' was flagged up for containing 'mild sex references'

Uber Co-Founder & CEO Travis Kalanick and Spotify Founder & CEO Daniel Ek announced a new partnership enabling users to soundtrack their Uber ride

Partnership between Uber and Spotify puts customer in the driving seat for taxi music

Uber customers who use the Spotify streaming service can select their preferred musical choices when they book a car through the mini-cab firm’s mobile app

Michael Buerk touches down in the first episode of I'm A Celebrity 2014

I'm A Celebrity 2014: Michael Buerk's suffering enjoyed by Moral Maze colleagues

Giles Fraser, the south London cleric and fellow Moral Maze panellist, urged Buerk to be given the “kangaroo’s testicles” Bush Tucker challenge

Bob Geldof arrives at a west London studio to record the new Band Aid 30 single on November 15, 2014

Band Aid 30: this time it's feel the world

Today's stars record a new version of the song, for Ebola

Jim Davidson was awarded an OBE in 2001 for charity work

Calling Jim Davidson 'racist' is libellous his representatives tell reviewer

Reviewer accused of 'libel' by old-school comic's PR

Since being bolted together on the 2010 series of X Factor by Simon Cowell, they have raked in an estimated £77.5m

One Direction go fourth - but are the screams fading for boyband sensations?

The band release their fourth album on Monday

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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

Christmas Appeal

Meet the charity giving homeless veterans hope – and who they turn to when no one else can help
Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

Is it always right to try to prolong life?

Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

Knitting pretty: British Christmas Jumpers

Simmy Richman visits Jack Masters, the company behind this year's multicultural must-have
French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

Just what you need on a New Year hangover...

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
Cuba set to stage its first US musical in 50 years

Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

Claire Allfree finds out if the new production of Rent will hit the right note in Havana
Christmas 2014: 10 best educational toys

Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

Paul Scholes column

I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season
Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

So what must the red-rose do differently? They have to take the points on offer 
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders
Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Sol Campbell cries foul at Labour's mansion tax

The former England defender joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg in criticising proposals
Nicolas Sarkozy returns: The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?

Sarkozy returns

The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism?

Is the criticism of Miliband anti-Semitic?

Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
Ouija boards are the must-have gift this Christmas, fuelled by a schlock horror film

Ouija boards are the must-have festive gift

Simon Usborne explores the appeal - and mysteries - of a century-old parlour game