Adam Sherwin

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

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Scot Young, pictured here with girlfriend Noelle Reno, was jailed for six months at the High Court in January 2013

Scot Young: Broke tycoon found impaled on railings below his luxury London flat

Will he take billion-pound secrets to his grave?

The British Humanist Association caused a stir with their bus poster campaign in 2009

How the right to deny the existence of God is under threat globally

New report also criticises Scotland's religious representatives on education boards

Aaron Sorkin on the set of HBO's 'The Newsroom'

The Newsroom: American Female TV writer ‘kicked out’ after she objects to rape storyline

Writer Alena Smith was arguing with Aaron Sorkin

Argentina’s ambassador to the UK has written to the chair of the BBC Trust to demand that the BBC takes further action over the Top Gear Patagonia Special

Top Gear wanted to set fire to Clarkson's Porsche to make escape from Argentina more 'dramatic'

Argentina’s ambassador to the UK writes to chair of the BBC Trust

The BBC blog was rapidly retweeted by the corporation’s supporters

BBC hits back at The Sun with licence fee fact-check blog

BBC publishes point-by-point critique of two editorials

Nation in Liverpool is the home of Cream, situated at the heart of an area known for late-night music

Fears for music's 'toilet circuit': Small venues that nurtured big stars are increasingly at risk of closure

Soaring rents, noise pollution orders and the converting of neighbouring office blocks to apartments have combined to force struggling venues to close their doors
The Speaker of the House will takes his turn as guest editor of the Today programme

John Bercow joins Lenny Henry and Lady Butler-Sloss as Today programme guest editors

Also curating shows are Everything But The Girl's Tracey Thorn and Lord King of Lothbury

Robbie Williams' surprise solo album to go head-to-head with Take That

Williams re-joined the band for their 2010 album Progress, but declined to take part in their latest release

Jamie Cooper-Hohn has emerged victorious in Britain’s wealthiest divorce case

Britain's biggest divorce: Wife of financier Sir Chris Hohn awarded £337 million by High Court

Settlement dwarfs previous £220m record

John Hurt will voice Prince Bolkonsky in Radio 4's War and Peace

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

The 'epic' broadcast will only stop for news and The Archers on the first day of 2015

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Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment by militants

'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
He's behind you, dude!

US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there