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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Emily Jupp shared her story of delayed diagnosis earlier this week.

Delayed Diagnosis: Teenagers are good at listening to their own bodies – we should be listening too

The rest of us – distracted by the commute, the weekly shop, a kid's missing PE kit – pinball through life, ignoring signs of ill-health and exhaustion.

Megan Stammers and her maths teacher Jeremy Forrest on board a ferry from Dover to Calais

Snooping on our children won’t prevent another case like Megan Stammers

Our digital age allows teens to hide their secrets from adults - and we must accept that.

Hipster Nando's: Chicken Shop is sexy and noisy

Chicken Shop, 79 Highgate Road, London NW5

It serves chicken, quickly, but Chicken Shop is no ordinary fast-food joint

Another Lindsay Lohan arrest: Somebody please call these celebrities a taxi

Call me a drag, but I find the drunken antics of young Hollywood stars in their cars truly dispiriting. Can't they find another way to misbehave?

Thanks Mum, you were so right about that tattoo

The rapper Chris Brown's new tattoo looks an awful lot like Rihanna with a black-eye. What is it that drives celebs to such regrettable inkings?

The Pedant in the Kitchen, By Julian Barnes

The recipe for clarified meaning

The Ledbury, 127 Ledbury Road, London W11

What is there left to say about the restaurant everyone's been talking about for the past couple of years?

Jennifer Aniston's singleton status was badly misjudged by Hello

Lisa Markwell: Hello, just where do you think you are going?

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Lisa Markwell: Hello, where on earth are you going?

Why wait a week for some anodyne photos and an insipid Q&A?

Duck & Waffle, 40th Floor, Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2

Can the food match the views at the vertigo-inducing Duck & Waffle?

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His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

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Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

The Imitation Game, film review
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England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

Welbeck double puts England on the road to Euro 2016
Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Pictures removed from public view as courts decide ownership
‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

Donatella Versace at New York Fashion Week