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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Rihanna says 'it's a big deal' to be the first black star on a Dior campaign

The popstar has been confirmed for the Secret Garden's fourth instalment

The biggest moments of fashion week autumn/winter 2015

From Kim Kardashian going blonde to pregnant models on the Dolce & Gabbana catwalk, these were the moments that had the internet talking about

Supermodel Karlie Kloss to make acting debut in Zoolander 2

The 22-year-old is the first model to be confirmed for the sequel of fashion's favourite film, alongside a shortlist of models including Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn

Dolce & Gabbana’s embellished headphones can be yours for $7,000

The luxurious earbuds, made in collaboration with Frends, are ready to pre-order online now - only if you have some extra cash to spend

Karen Millen sparks controversy over mannequin with protruding ribs and collarbones

The British retailer has been accused of promoting unrealistic body

Jeremy Clarkson has hit out at speculation he is to be sacked from Top Gear after racism complaints

Jeremy Clarkson’s style dissected: From bad jeans to wooden jewellery

The embattled Top Gear presenter is known for his 'dad-dress' as much as his motoring punditry

Bangladeshi Garment workers sew T-shirts at a factory in Dhaka on March 18, 2009

Bangladesh Alliance is funding clothing factories to boost safety standards

Following the tragedy of Rana Plaza building collapse, global retailers join forces to improve the workers' environment

Kanye West performed at London's Koko last night

Kanye West makes surprise performance at Paris Fashion Week for Fondation Louis Vuitton

The rapper and fashion designer takes over the French auditoriums to entertain the fashion crowds and debut his 'All Day' music video

Is this the world’s most versatile shirt? Morf is the top that can be worn 24 different ways

What makes the long-sleeved tee so versatile is its double-layer construction that allows it to change colours, cuts and styles

10 best women's backpacks

Follow the fashion pack and invest in one of these two-strapped style solutions for spring

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The saffron censorship that governs India

Zareer Masani reveals why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression
Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
Distressed Zayn Malik fans are cutting themselves - how did fandom get so dark?

How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
The galaxy collisions that shed light on unseen parallel Universe

The cosmic collisions that have shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
The Swedes are adding a gender-neutral pronoun to their dictionary

Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan

Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
Inside the Kansas greenhouses where Monsanto is 'playing God' with the future of the planet

The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
Oh dear, the most borrowed book at Bank of England library doesn't inspire confidence

The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss