Adam Sherwin

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

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Alan Sugar said he gave the boost to the party's coffers to assist with its running costs

Alan Sugar on Katie Hopkins and Luisa Zissman: 'They'd go to the opening of an envelope if they got an invitation'

The British businessman criticises his former Apprentice contestants

Cheadle Town FC goalie says 'plenty of positives' to take after 22-0 defeat by Russia U19s which prompted Twitter frenzy

The North West Counties League First Division made waves on Twitter for all the wrong reasons as they suffered their heaviest defeat in the club's history

Vag Halen want to undermine heavy metal’s macho posturing

Vag Halen: ‘We’re what Bournemouth needs’, say Canadian Lesbian rockers

The band set out to reclaim hard-rock classics by Guns N’Roses, Led Zeppelin and Motörhead from the macho posturing and sexist objectification of 'cock rock'

Foo Fighters use a 'tension and release' structure in many of their rock songs

Spotify releases new app for listeners who moan 'Don't bore us: get to the chorus'

You can now skip to the point where a song achieves 'peak loudness'

There has been a boom in ticket sales for female comics, according to an industry survey

Miranda Hart and Sarah Millican named highest-selling female comedians

Survey also reveals how much sex gags turn off Yorkshire audiences

Amal Alamuddin: Human rights lawyer's legal chambers upgrades website following George Clooney wedding

Doughty Street Chambers site received so many hits, it kept crashing

Katy B, Claudia Winkleman and Laura Mvula launch BBC Ten Pieces nationwide classical music drive

Stars will appear in new film that aims to inspire a love of classical music

We might know about cooking thanks to shows like 'Great British Bake Off' but 10 per cent of the British population still can’t cook a thing

Britain is a nation of skilled chefs but 1 in 10 can't cook, BBC Good Food survey finds

We might know our soggy bottoms from sunken savarins thanks to The Great British Bake Off but 10 per cent of the British population still can’t cook a thing, a YouGov survey has found.

Clothing items bearing the badge have become popular among music aficionados

Northern Soul fans win right to protect clenched fist logo from trademark

Northern Soul fans have won a battle to prevent the music scene’s famous “clenched fist” logo being trademarked by a shop in Manchester after persuading the copyright authorities that the movement’s symbols belong to all its participants.

Actors from The Lion King musical perform on-stage

The theatrical version of The Lion King has become the most lucrative entertainment event in history, but who is profiting?

The musical has been seen by an estimated 75 million people in 22 productions around the world

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A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London