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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Kendall Jenner makes Estee Lauder debut with the launch of ‘Little Black Primer’

The Kardashian sister and up-and-coming model appears in a black and white video featuring the beauty giant's new mascara

Anthony Vaccarello appointed creative director of Versus Versace

The Italian-Belgian designer is the first to take the permanent job since the departure of Christopher Kane in 2012.

Benedict Cumberbatch fans get their latest fix: ‘Cumberbitch Leggings’

You can now wear Benedict Cumberbatch head to toe, for £85

Andy Murray takes to Twitter to show off his Christmas jumper

The tennis star joins an array of celebrities that have taken their festive attires to social media

Patrick Stewart in a singing Christmas hat is the best present his fans could hope for

The legendary British actor is seen doing what he does best: looking grumpy with something childishly fun

Maybe even Ooh! Snowglobes has a story to tell

Snow globe causes fire at charity shop on Christmas Day

The sun rays refracted and ignited the fake reindeer food in the shop's window display causing severe damage and evacuation from the area

Boxing Day sales: From Asos to Harrods, the best fashion deals

These are the best discounts for stylish bargain-hunters

A girl shows off her loom band designs

Loom bands: Doctors warn parents about the risks of popular toy at Christmas

Four children were treated in hospital in just one week after inhaling the rubber bands, proving they're more dangerous than you think

Victoria Beckham's clothing sales double to £30 million in one year

The former Spice Girls’ singer has turned into a successful award-winning designer as new figures reveal that she sold £83,000 worth of stock a day

Most controversial fashion moments of 2014

From Kim Kardashian's Paper magazine cover to American Apparel's banned ad, here's a roundup of the most talked about moments in the industry

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links