Linda Sharkey

Linda Sharkey has been an online journalist at The Independent since 2011. She is involved in different areas across the website and is currently the editor of our latest tool, Independent Plus. As the fashionista of the team, she looks after our Fashion section. Linda also shares her style on her pesonal blog www.fashioninsideout.co.uk

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From plus-size models to athletic silhouettes, meet the models changing the fashion industry right now

From plus-size models to athletic silhouettes the fashion industry embraces diversity.

The ultimate hair accessory: a life-size cat straddling your head

Just what you always wanted, a fashion accessory for cat lovers

Fifty years of David Bowie's hairstyles in one animated gif

The iconic British singer's birthday is celebrated with a series of illustrations that encapsulates his looks between1964 and 2014

Puma launches a colourful and metallic spring collection of sneakers in collaboration with McQueen

The collection combines the fashion house's edgy vibe with the sports brand's classic silhouettes

Front row at the Paris Haute Couture spring/summer 2015 shows

From Natalie Portman to Kristen Stewart, celebrities attend one of the year's most luxurious and opulent fashion shows

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s little brother, Toby, makes modelling debut

Good looks run in Rosie Huntington-Whitely’s family, with her younger brother Toby landing his first modelling job.

British super model Naomi Campbell presents a creation from the Spring 2014 collection by Diane Von Furstenberg (EPA)

Naomi Campbell hits out: Supermodels vs Instagirls

The 44-year-old supermodel has opened up about the pros and cons of models getting their start on Instagram

Kim Kardashian and Cara Delevingne join forces for the cover of Love magazine

The supermodel also interviews the reality TV star for the biannual publication

Karen Walker’s new campaign star is a cute dog called Toast

With over 150,000 followers, Toast, the rescued dog, was a good fit for the bold sunglasses latest ad

Miss Universe 2015: A beefeater, a yellow tree and an entire hockey game - the bizarre national costumes

Contestant wore some bizarre costumes to impress the judges

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee