Adam Sherwin

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

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Andrew Davie (left) and James Napier during the nominations announcement for this year's Ivor Novello awards

Ivor Novello awards 2015: Meet James Napier, the backroom hitmaker for Sam Smith and Clean Bandit

He's the hottest name in pop you've never heard of

The Labour leader is in for a tough time from Conservative-leaning press until polling day

General Election 2015: ‘Red Ed’ pays price for standing up to media barons

The Labour leader must prepare himself for a full 'Kinnocking' until polling day

David Mitchell (L) and Jeremy Paxman

General Election 2015: Jeremy Paxman and David Mitchell to host Alternative Election Night on Channel 4

The duo will be joined by comedians and Pointless presenter Richard Osman

A Tory election event earlier in April: journalists say party machines are controlling coverage

The Media Column: Jon Snow and YouTube launch initiative to boost the youth vote

The news anchor fears this election is being dominated by party spokesmen

From left, the ‘Sun’ reporters Neil Millard and Tom Wells, and Graham Brough, formerly of the ‘Daily Mirror’, leaving the Old Bailey after they were cleared of charges of paying officials for stories

Operation Elveden: CPS drops charges against nine journalists of making illegal payments to public officials

An urgent review of the £20m probe resulted in the CPS scrapping charges against all but three of the 12 reporters who were still facing trial or retrial

Pop picker: Tony Blackburn in 1967

BBC tells Tony Blackburn to 'down Periscope' after he streams live video at Broadcasting House

Periscope lets users broadcast live, unedited video feeds, which can be shot from iPhones and iPads

The actor stars as Frank Gallagher in Shameless

Shameless writer Paul Abbott's new cop drama No Offence to launch on Channel 4

If you thought Frank Gallagher was crude wait until you meet DI Vivienne Deering

Jonny Benjamin (front) and Neil Laybourn in a scene from Channel 4’s ‘Finding Mike’
Rebekah Brooks was spotted at the London Bridge offices of News UK

Rebekah Brooks poised for return to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in new Digital role following phone-hacking acquittal

She was spotted last week at the London Bridge offices of News UK

Guitar hero: Johnny Marr

The Smiths' guitarist Johnny Marr writes song celebrating brutalist tower block in Manchester

The musician has revealed his love of architecture as the new patron of the Manchester Modernist Society

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Syria civil war: Meet the military commander who says his soldiers will not rest until every inch of their war torn country is free of Islamist 'terrorists'

‘We won’t stop until Syria is back to normal’

Near the front lines with Islamist-controlled towns where Assad’s troops were besieged just last month, Robert Fisk meets a commander confidently preparing his soldiers for battle
Fifa corruption: Strip Qatar of the World Cup? Not likely

Strip Qatar of the World Cup? Not likely

But if a real smoking gun is found, that might change things, says Tom Peck
Twenty two years later Jurassic Park series faces questions over accuracy of the fictional dinosaurs in it

Tyrannosaurus wrecked?

Twenty two years on, Jurassic Park faces questions over accuracy
The inside story of how Bill Clinton built a $2bn global foundation may undermine Hillary's chances

The inside story of how Bill Clinton built a $2bn global foundation...

... and how it may undermine Hillary's chances in 2016
Genes greatly influence when and how many babies a woman will have, study finds

Mother’s genes play key role in decision to start a family

Study's findings suggest that human fertility is still evolving
12 best olive oils

Extra-virgin, cold-press, early-harvest, ultra-premium: 12 best olive oils

Choosing an olive oil is a surprising minefield. Save yourself the hassle with our handy guide
Rafa Benitez Real Madrid unveiling: New manager full of emotion at Bernabeu homecoming

Benitez full of emotion at Bernabeu homecoming

There were tears in the former Liverpool manager’s eyes as he was unveiled as Real Madrid coach. But the Spaniard knows he must make tough decisions if he is to succeed
England can win the Ashes – and Elvis Presley will present the urn

England can win the Ashes – and Elvis will present the urn

In their last five Test, they have lost two and drawn two and defeated an India side last summer who thought that turning up was competing, says Stephen Brenkley
Sepp Blatter resignation: The beginning of Fifa's long road to reform?

Does Blatter's departure mean Fifa will automatically clean up its act?

Don't bet on it, says Tom Peck
Charles Kennedy: The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
Syria civil war: The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of this endless conflict

The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of Syria's endless civil war

Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
Beating obesity: The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters

Beating obesity

The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters
9 best women's festival waterproofs

Ready for rain: 9 best women's festival waterproofs

These are the macs to keep your denim dry and your hair frizz-free(ish)