Adam Sherwin

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

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The small fishing vessel was towed out to sea and set alight. It will sink to the seabed to begin its eventual new life as artificial reef

Artist Simon Faithfull sets fire to and sinks boat off Dorset for coral reef project

Farewell to the ‘Brioney Victoria’ – hello to a new underwater installation

An artist’s impression of the unmanned ‘Rosetta’, which is expected be the first spacecraft to land on the surface of a comet

European Space Agency gives in to demands to release pictures of Rosetta spacecraft's decade-long hunt for comet

Aficionados consider the mission to be 'the World Cup final' of recent space history, and want to witness its conclusion

Canon Jeremy Pemberton, 58, and his husband Laurence Cunnington, 51, leave for their honeymoon following the wedding

Gay clergyman has NHS job offer withdrawn after bishop blocks licence

Jeremy Pemberton said he has been treated in ‘unfair and rather harsh way’

Tony Blair: 'Of course the Iraq of 2014 bears, in part, the imprint of the removal of Saddam Hussein 11 years ago'

Blair's Faith Foundation operates like a 'government-in-waiting' with spin doctors employed to say as little as possible, insider reveals

Journalist Martin Bright has said that the experience of working for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation was 'weird'

A scene from Aladdin is performed at the Tony Awards in New York in June

US falls for panto as Brit producer Lythgoe makes kids' musical comedy a Los Angeles hit

It’s taken 300 years for America to fall for panto’s thigh-slapping mix of slapstick humour and classic fairy tales. But the version which is now packing theatres in Los Angeles is a Disneyfied update, which swaps risqué humour for sanitised pop songs.

The promoter founded the festival in 2008

Hop Farm Festival founder Vince Power banned from hosting live music

Power was found to have held the annual music event without a licence

A scene from the video shows students mock rioting

School produces Hollywood-style leavers' video featuring playground 'gun massacre'

The final day at school used to be marked by a group photo and fond reminiscences. But one prestigious London school has turned the end-of-year celebrations into a Hollywood calling card with an epic YouTube video featuring spoofs of hit shows, and a boundary-pushing staging of a playground gun massacre.

Lucian Freud's fortune was worth £96 million

Lucian Freud's son fails in High Court battle over artist's £42m secret trust

The painter, who had 14 children, left none of them any money

West End audiences outstripped those on New York’s Broadway by 20 per cent, a new report claims

Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway

The roof might be falling in at some venerable venues but London has supplanted New York as the most significant theatre capital in the world, a new report claims.

Rock band Led Zeppelin in the early 1970s

Led Zeppelin to release alternative Stairway To Heaven after 43 years

Guitarist Jimmy Page rescued the 'fabled' mix from the vaults

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Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour pour across the border

The phoney war is over

Russian troops and armour pour into Ukraine
Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

The world’s entire food system is under attack - and Britain is most at risk, according to a new study
Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Seoul's plastic surgery industry is booming thanks to the popularity of the K-Pop look
From Mozart to Orson Welles: Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

After the death of Sandy Wilson, 90, who wrote his only hit musical in his twenties, John Walsh wonders what it's like to peak too soon and go on to live a life more ordinary
Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Fears are mounting that Vladimir Putin has instructed hackers to target banks like JP Morgan
Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years

Salomé: A head for seduction

Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years. Now audiences can meet the Biblical femme fatale in two new stage and screen projects
From Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick, the British Library's latest exhibition celebrates all things Gothic

British Library celebrates all things Gothic

Forthcoming exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination will be the UK's largest ever celebration of Gothic literature
The Hard Rock Café's owners are embroiled in a bitter legal dispute - but is the restaurant chain worth fighting for?

Is the Hard Rock Café worth fighting for?

The restaurant chain's owners are currently embroiled in a bitter legal dispute
Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival

In search of Caribbean soul food

Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival
11 best face powders

11 best face powders

Sweep away shiny skin with our pick of the best pressed and loose powder bases
England vs Norway: Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Lack of Englishmen at leading Premier League clubs leaves manager hamstrung
Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

Di Maria and Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

They both inherited the iconic shirt at Old Trafford, but the £59.7m new boy is joining a club in a very different state
Israel-Gaza conflict: No victory for Israel despite weeks of death and devastation

Robert Fisk: No victory for Israel despite weeks of devastation

Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
Mary Beard writes character reference for Twitter troll who called her a 'slut'

Unlikely friends: Mary Beard and the troll who called her a ‘filthy old slut’

The Cambridge University classicist even wrote the student a character reference
America’s new apartheid: Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone

America’s new apartheid

Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone