Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.
31 July 2014 09:15 PM
Star Wars Episode 7 is being shot on film - and now Kodak is launching a last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive
30 July 2014 10:50 PM
Bob Weinstein is among the Hollywood suits who have been working with Kodak to commit to long-term orders for film. Simon Usborne wonders what all the fuss is about
30 July 2014 12:00 AM
29 July 2014 12:00 AM
28 July 2014 10:14 PM
I long for a society in which it is socially acceptable to bathe in the buff
26 July 2014 01:00 AM
The way cycling has oiled the wheels of women's liberation in this country and in the US is well documented (go dig out that quote by Susan B Anthony, the American suffragette). Less so is the way it is still doing so elsewhere more than 100 years later.
Eric Cantona, Lady Gaga, and now Pamela Anderson: The famous faces visiting Julian Assange at his embassy lock-in
17 July 2014 10:00 PM
14 July 2014 11:48 AM
The British-born Amazonian cowboy gave it all up to devote his life to providing free healthcare for millions of uninsured Americans. Simon Usborne hears his extraordinary story
12 July 2014 12:00 AM
The joy of pro cycling is the way it rewards the viewer: the more you watch, the more you get it. Most intriguingly, you begin to understand its social complexity. In 2006, Fortune magazine offered a metaphor its readers could understand: "A stage race is less a sporting event than a commodities exchange on wheels. What appears to be a random mass of bicycles is really an orderly, complex web of shifting alliances, crossed with brutal competition, designed to keep or acquire the market's most valued currency: energy."
11 July 2014 06:41 PM
Simon Usborne hitches a lift in the NetApp-Endura car as the wild cards’ rider Jan Barta makes a break for London
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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- 3 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 Sean Hannity reacts to Russell Brand's Israel-Gaza criticism: 'You're a dumb actor known for your failed marriage to Katy Perry'
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