Simon Usborne

Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.

Veterans are exposing military imposters

The number of people falsely claiming illustrious military backgrounds is on the rise. Simon Usborne meets the vigilantes intent on exposing these real-life Walter Mittys

Professor Robert Winston on the beauty of intestinal tracts

I've spent a lifetime looking down a microscope and there are things that still make me gasp Watching cells pass through a tiny vessel, or dividing and proliferating, or white cells engulfing other cells or bits of dirt: there's something totally fascinating about that kind of movement.

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Is there trouble ahead for Jeremy Corbyn?

Having an outspoken sibling is trying enough in ordinary life. In politics, it can cost votes. Simon Usborne asks if figures like Jeremy Corbyn can afford brothers like Piers