Adam Sherwin

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

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Soul singer Joss Stone has said she reacted to a shocking plot to kill her by thinking of it as a

Joss Stone criticised for sentimentalising famed anti-war song for Poppy Appeal

Eric Bogle, who wrote No Man’s Land, hits out at star

Kacey Musgraves with her Song of the Year award

Country music turns bad: award for lesbian weed-smoking anthem

Country artists who offend the Nashville establishment can be ostracised

The Spec, based at Edinburgh University, has been all male for 260 years

Edinburgh's secret men-only Speculative Society told to let women in after 250 years

Society given six months by its landlord, Edinburgh University, to admit women

Ian McKellen stars in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Desolation of cinema-goers: 'Film fans are fed up with trailers that give away too much'

Frustrated cinema-goers find trailers 'better than the films'

John Lewis Christmas advert: Monty the Penguin stars as Tom Odell covers John Lennon

The advert is part of a £7m festive store campaign

Pick up a penguin: John Lewis’s emotional ‘story’ is part of a £7m festive store campaign

John Lewis Christmas advert 2014: It's sickly and sweet but surprisingly potent

You know the festive countdown has really started when John Lewis releases its Christmas TV campaign. Seasonal sick-bag in hand, Adam Sherwin gets a sneak preview

One-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy to play Remembrance Day concerts

Pianist to explore left-handed music written after WW1

Mick Hucknall, lead singer of the band Simply Red, performing on stage during a concert that was part of their 'last' farewell tour

Simply Red announce reunion tour five years after their grand farewell

Band to reform for 30th anniversary with 14-date tour

Elvis Presley photographed in 1955

Priscilla Presley: 'Elvis wouldn't have made it on the X Factor'

The singer's former wife said she doubted that today’s television talent shows would have captured his electric appeal

Taylor Swift performs 'Shake It Off' at the MTV Video Music Awards 2014

Taylor Swift begged by Spotify to return with 'we love you' playlist

The 'Shake It Off' singer is concerned that musicians are 'undervaluing their art'

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In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran
The young are the new poor: A third of young people pushed into poverty

The young are the new poor

Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty
Greens on the march: ‘We could be on the edge of something very big’

Greens on the march

‘We could be on the edge of something very big’
Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby - through the stories of his accusers

Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby

Through the stories of his accusers
Why are words like 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?

The Meaning of Mongol

Why are the words 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?
Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible