Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.
04 November 2014 07:37 PM
Charitable gifts of over £1m are at a five-year high. But in addition to giving more, people are giving smarter thanks to training provided in donor workshops.
30 October 2014 09:00 PM
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26 October 2014 12:00 AM
Handy hacks that make life easier: New book reveals how to rid your inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone
22 October 2014 11:01 PM
Hacking doesn't have to mean taking something - software or celebrities - down
22 October 2014 09:08 PM
Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
21 October 2014 12:00 AM
19 October 2014 07:16 PM
Raymond Purdy and Raymond Harris use the growing constellation of cameras that orbit Earth to help solve crime on the ground
15 October 2014 10:15 PM
Never seen a play? Failed to finish a book for years? Don't know your Bake Off from your Breaking Bad? You're probably not alone...
14 October 2014 07:28 PM
David Cameron's photo with black-faced morris dancers sparked controversy this week, but its practitioners deny that the tradition is rooted in racism
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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