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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Raif Badawi: Wife pleads for fresh EU help as Saudi blogger's health worsens

Please save my husband

As the health of blogger Raif Badawi worsens in prison, his wife urges EU governments to put pressure on the Saudi Arabian royal family to allow her husband to join his family in Canada
Birthplace of Arab Spring in turmoil as angry Tunisians stage massive sit-in over lack of development

They shall not be moved: jobless protesters bring Tunisia to a halt

A former North African boom town is wasting away while its unemployed citizens stick steadfastly to their sit-in
David Hasselhoff's new show 'Hoff the Record': What's it like working with a superstar?

Hanging with the Hoff

Working with David Hasselhoff on his new TV series was an education for Ella Smith
Can Dubai's Design District 'hipster village' attract the right type of goatee-wearing individualist?

Hipsters of Arabia

Can Dubai’s ‘creative village’ attract the right type of goatee-wearing individualist?
The cult of Roger Federer: What is it that inspires such obsessive devotion?

The cult of Roger Federer

What is it that inspires such obsessive devotion?
Kuala Lumpur's street food: Not a 'scene', more a way of life

Malaysian munchies

With new flights, the amazing street food of Kuala Lumpur just got more accessible
10 best festival beauty

Mud guards: 10 best festival beauty

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Unai Emery’s passion for winning and eye for a bargain keep Seville centre stage in Europe

A Different League

Unai Emery’s passion for winning and eye for a bargain keep Seville centre stage in Europe, says Pete Jenson
Amir Khan and James DeGale’s remarkable Olympic performances were just the start of an extraordinary journey - Steve Bunce

Steve Bunce on Boxing

Amir Khan and James DeGale’s remarkable Olympic performances were just the start of an extraordinary journey
Abuse - and the hell that came afterwards

Abuse - and the hell that follows

James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

Robert Fisk on the Fountainheads of World Evil in 2011 - and 2015
New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf