Simon Usborne

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

Is it time for the UK to become a republic?

No matter the odds stacked against them, they dream of the demise of the monarchy, and right now they've got a spring in their step. Simon Usborne meets Britain's republicans

What does a maths teacher make?

Their colleagues jealous, if reports of 'golden hellos' such as cash and gym memberships for number crunchers are anything to go by. Simon Usborne learns more.

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