Adam Sherwin

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

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Pete Doherty and Carl Barat have hinted at a Libertines reunion in Hyde Park
British expats in Benalmadena, Spain, watch the royal wedding between William and Kate in 2011

Brits who migrate to Costa del Sol more unhappy than those who stay at home

Quitting the daily grind for a new life on the Costa del Sol might seem a tempting option. But Britons who chase the sun and migrate to the Mediterranean are actually less happy than if they had stayed at home, an academic study has found.

Allied aircraft fly over Normandy during the D-Day invasion in 1944

Hero D-Day pilot, last surviving light bomber who laid down smokescreen for invading troops, dies aged 95

The last surviving British D-Day light bomber pilot, who laid smoke over the beaches during a heroic mission to shield the Allied forces from enemy fire, has died, aged 95.

Ian Anderson, the leader of British rock band Jethro Tull, (right) and British guitar player Martin Barre (left) perform on stage

The concept album makes surprise top ten return with neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

It is a three-act, musical history of Britain featuring songs about a nomadic Neolithic settler, Christian monks and an Iron Age blacksmith - the “concept album” is making a comeback with the surprise chart success of the latest release from Ian Anderson, the frontman of Jethro Tull.

The brand’s T-shirts display runic symbols and Nordic themes popular with neo-Nazis

Outrage as far-right's favourite outfitter 'Thor Steinar' opens shop in heart of London's Jewish community

A German clothing brand favoured by neo-Nazis in Europe, whose goods were banned because of their similarity to logos worn by SS officers, has opened a high-street store in the heart of London’s Jewish community.

Fiona Bruce earns an estimated £500,000 a year

BBC Trust to conduct fresh review into how much it pays biggest stars

The pay of high-earning BBC stars such as Graham Norton and Gary Lineker is to come under fresh scrutiny in a review by the BBC Trust which will look at how the costs compare to commercial rivals.

Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man. The actor’s father is Jewish

Oy Vey! Spider-Man is Jewish, Andrew Garfield confirms

He's neurotic, loves his aunt and feels the weight of the world on his shoulders, of course Spider-Man is Jewish, says star Andrew Garfield

Tim Dutton QC, who pulled the 100-strong group together, argues that there is a “strong link between musical performance and barristers”

Singing silks: The legal profession gets its own choir with the creation of the Bar Choral Society

They’re better known for raising their voices in the court room but now harmony will reign among Britain’s leading lawyers following the launch of the first Bar choir.

Tate Modern takes new Henri Matisse Cut-Outs show to big screen

You’ve visited the exhibition, bought the catalogue – now see the movie. Tate Modern’s Henri Matisse Cut-Outs exhibition will be broadcast live to cinemas across Britain in a first for the world’s most visited museum of contemporary art.

One of the exhibits at 'Death Salon' at Barts Pathology Museum

To die for: Death Salon mortality conference - the event meant to help you go out with a bang

Fun day out for embalmers as event hits London

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Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz