Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.
27 August 2014 09:30 PM
26 August 2014 07:40 PM
For one day only, a full bus service replete with 10 London Routemasters is laid on to an abandoned village in the middle of the Salisbury Plain
Madame Tussauds has shown off its Beyoncé waxwork in Regent's Park - but why is the tourist attraction still pulling in the crowds?
21 August 2014 10:40 PM
Madame Tussauds is still thriving more than 230 years after Marie Tussaud made a wax Voltaire in 1777. Simon Usborne explains its centuries-old appeal
20 August 2014 09:45 PM
Scrabble expert Allan Simmons: 'We're not adding words like 'chillax' and 'po' to the players' dictionary for the sake of it'
06 August 2014 09:40 PM
05 August 2014 12:00 AM
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
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
Russian 'aggression' sees Poland rearm its military as minister warns: 'We must be ready'
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