Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.
23 September 2014 08:07 PM
An excavation of the New York Times' archive has revealed the existence of a time capsule due to be dug up next year in the presence of Obama. What could be in it, asks Simon Usborne
18 September 2014 09:20 PM
Sir David Spiegelhalter came up with the idea after discovering an uncanny coincidence in a graveyard in Whitby...
17 September 2014 10:00 PM
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15 September 2014 07:36 PM
When Elizabeth Stringer Keefe was given a wedding photo that had been found at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11, it became her mission to try to track down the people in the picture, dead or alive, in the hope of returning the snap to its rightful owner. Thirteen years later, she has finally been able to do just that. Simon Usborne hears her extraordinary story
14 September 2014 12:00 AM
American artist Nathan Sawaya is making art from a million pieces - and he's on his way to Britain
11 September 2014 09:30 PM
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30 August 2014 12:00 AM
The show is turning its cameras on Frederick Bremer School in Walthamstow. Simon Usborne goes behind-the-scenes to watch the latest series being filmed
The Hard Rock Café's owners are embroiled in a bitter legal dispute - but is the restaurant chain worth fighting for?
28 August 2014 09:00 PM
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Labour Party conference: Ed Balls to set out plan to freeze child benefit to balance books
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- 2 'F*ck it, I quit': KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion
- 3 What are your fingerprint words?
- 4 Gary Lineker involved in Twitter row after presenter rubbishes claims he will be warned by BBC over foul-mouthed tweets
- 5 Pink Floyd new album: Band unveil cover art for first record in 20 years