Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.
09 October 2013 05:25 PM
Fifteen years after its UK launch, the shopping site employs tens of thousands of people in areas where traditional industries have gone under. Simon Usborne takes a browse behind the scenes
The making of Malala Yousafzai: Shot by the Taliban for going to school and now in the frame for Nobel Peace Prize
06 October 2013 06:17 PM
One girl's journey from a rural classroom to the United Nations, and the family and PR advisers that have guided her
Former Black Panther Herman Wallace dies days after judge overturns murder conviction that saw him serve 41 years in solitary confinement
04 October 2013 05:21 PM
A former Black Panther who served 41 years in solitary confinement has died days after a US federal judge overturned his conviction for the murder of a prison guard.
02 October 2013 07:31 PM
Terminally ill ‘Angola 3’ inmate Herman Wallace claims he was framed for murder
02 October 2013 07:30 PM
HUDs were developed in the military but have entered the consumer realm with a range of magically projecting devices, be it from the driver's seat, through a skier's goggles or the weird glasses worn by that guy on the train
24 September 2013 06:52 PM
Six months on, superbike racer Sean Emmett is still a virtual prisoner there - unable to retrieve his confiscated passport
Techno colour: Grey gadgets have been eclipsed by a rainbow of electronics like Apple's new iPhone 5C
11 September 2013 08:00 PM
But is bright always right, asks Simon Usborne?
10 September 2013 07:31 PM
Bristol-born businessman expects gold rush of orders from minted iPhone 5S buyers
Battle of the TV bushmen: Ray Mears’s latest assault on ‘boy scout’ Bear Grylls’s reputation is just the tip of the iceberg
06 September 2013 08:57 AM
Ray Mears accused his junior of putting viewers’ lives at risk with unsafe advice
05 September 2013 12:00 AM
Gossip about the tech industry has become a business in itself. As rumours about Apple's latest products swirl, Simon Usborne reports on the speculation game
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber announces he's 'retiring from music'
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile