Lisa Markwell

Lisa Markwell is the editor of The Independent on Sunday. She was previously executive editor of The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday and has edited the features pages, and both the Saturday and Sunday supplements. She writes comment pieces for the papers and restaurant reviews for the New Review. Lisa has worked across a variety of newspapers and magazines and can now tick off every publication cycle from daily to quarterly. She is an enthusiastic foodie, mother of two teenagers and drives an electric car. She is writing a book about adoption.

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José Pizarro, restaurant review: The small dishes make the biggest impact at this new City place

36, Broadgate Circle, London EC2, www.josepizarro.com

Election results: Reform in politics can’t come a moment too soon

Politics needs to change, that much is certain. Last Sunday night I was previewing the next day’s papers on Sky News, and they were full of Dan Jarvis (a Labour figure many had hoped would run for leader), saying he wanted to put his young family first, and Chuka Umunna introducing his girlfriend to the world, in what looked very much like the start of a “getting-to-know-me” leadership campaign.

General Election 2015: You’re welcome to join us on the campaign's final straight

Thank you for sticking with us. Not only this week, for turning past the unusually lengthy run of advertisements before the news begins, but for the past two years that I’ve been editor. Your enthusiasm for and engagement with the title has made this the best job in the world. That, and having a brilliant team who work tirelessly to create a lively, thoughtful and balanced newspaper.

Bao, restaurant review: 'Street-food-turned-Soho Taiwanese place deserves a standing ovation'

53 Lexington Street, London W1. £50 for two, with soft drinks

Globe Inn Marsh, restaurant review: Profits here are ploughed back into the Sussex economy

10 Military Road, Rye, East Sussex. Tel: 01797 225 220

Ethos, restaurant review: The buffet system needs a lot of work at this meat-free venue

48 Eastcastle Street, London W1. Tel: 020 3581 1538

Blacklock, restaurant review: Good news if you're a fan of chops ... but so far only half the menu is available

24 Great Windmill Street, London W1, no reservations
Chicken: ‘The meat most people will eat’

A bird in the hand by Diana Henry - book review: An utter delight for chicken lovers

Chicken is almost infinite in its variety - although mercifully there isn’t a preparation for chicken sashimi

MPs battle it out in the kitchen to prove they are flavour of the month

Cameron’s slow cooked lamb. Miliband’s potato latkes. Clegg’s creamy pasta with bacon and peas. Who’ll get your vote?

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Fifa corruption: The 161-page dossier that exposes the organisation's dark heart

The 161-page dossier that exposes Fifa's dark heart

How did a group of corrupt officials turn football’s governing body into what was, in essence, a criminal enterprise? Chris Green and David Connett reveal all
Mediterranean migrant crisis: 'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves,' says Tripoli PM

Exclusive interview with Tripoli PM Khalifa al-Ghweil

'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves'
Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles: How the author foretold the Californian water crisis

Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles

How the author foretold the Californian water crisis
Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison as authorities crackdown on dissent in the arts

Art attack

Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison
Marc Jacobs is putting Cher in the limelight as the face of his latest campaign

Cher is the new face of Marc Jacobs

Alexander Fury explains why designers are turning to august stars to front their lines
Parents of six-year-old who beat leukaemia plan to climb Ben Nevis for cancer charity

'I'm climbing Ben Nevis for my daughter'

Karen Attwood's young daughter Yasmin beat cancer. Now her family is about to take on a new challenge - scaling Ben Nevis to help other children
10 best wedding gift ideas

It's that time of year again... 10 best wedding gift ideas

Forget that fancy toaster, we've gone off-list to find memorable gifts that will last a lifetime
Paul Scholes column: With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards

Paul Scholes column

With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards
Heysel disaster 30th anniversary: Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget fateful day in Belgium

Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget Heysel

Thirty years ago, 39 fans waiting to watch a European Cup final died as a result of a fatal cocktail of circumstances. Ian Herbert looks at how a club dealt with this tragedy
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri: Khan’s audition for Floyd Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation, says Frank Warren

Khan’s audition for Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation

The Bolton fighter could be damned if he dazzles and damned if he doesn’t against Algieri, the man last seen being decked six times by Pacquiao, says Frank Warren
Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor