Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.
Morrissey and Prince Harry have joined Twitter - so which other celebrities should break their silence (and who should hang up their handles)?
15 May 2014 09:00 PM
A poll of Independent journalists produced an illustrious list of refuseniks, including Alan Bennett, Baroness Trumpington and George Clooney
13 May 2014 12:00 AM
08 May 2014 06:33 PM
Audiobooks have become big business, thanks to a former writer with a singular vision
07 May 2014 07:11 PM
Tens of thousands of Germans living in the UK were interned during the war. Simon Usborne finds out where they went
Patrick Moote's Unhung Hero: Penis size has been a hot topic in recent weeks - but does length really matter?
30 April 2014 10:00 PM
26 April 2014 12:00 AM
23 April 2014 09:00 PM
Whatever next? Simon Usborne finds out from Britain's highest authority on the subject
21 April 2014 05:37 PM
Cinema newsreel maker British Pathé has made all of its 85,000 films, spanning 1896 to 1976, available on YouTube. One writer takes you on a personal tour of the archives
20 April 2014 12:01 AM
It has been 25 years since Jon Snow first presented ‘Channel 4 News’, and his drive shows no sign of diminishing. Simon Usborne meets him
Kim Jong-ale: How did Ushers brewery of Trowbridge end up in North Korea producing Pyongyang's number one beer - and what did it take to set up a taste test back in Wiltshire?
18 April 2014 03:25 PM
Gary Todd remembers the day they came to take away his brewery: 'Some of them had never seen plastic cups. And toilet seats were like gold. They took everything'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 1 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 2 Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner's 'story': 'We support him no matter what, and I think when the time is right, he'll talk'
- 3 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights