Simon Usborne

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

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.

The world's most generous billionaires

As Mark Zuckerberg announces plans to donate 99 per cent of his Facebook shares, who are the other big beasts with deep pockets? Simon Usborne charts the most generous

10 best sport gifts

Inspire a loved one to get active in the New Year with some stand-out gear for the great outdoors 

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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