Simon Usborne is a features writer at The Independent and i.
09 January 2014 12:00 AM
The film director's letter sees him excited about the future of film – and her career in movies. Talk about pressure, says Simon Usborne
07 January 2014 06:59 PM
This exclusive Austrian resort might not be cheap, but your hand-me-down salopettes won't look out of place and the skiing is hard to beat, says Simon Usborne
07 January 2014 12:00 AM
A long-running legal battle in the United States could change the way Sherlock Holmes and other characters are portrayed in future books and films
03 January 2014 06:06 PM
Michael Schumacher is not the only person drawn to off-piste skiing – better equipment and busier slopes have sent many, including Simon Usborne off the beaten track in search of a thrill. He recounts his life on the slope
01 January 2014 05:06 PM
As the retirement age advances, workers are more likely to switch profession
Michael Schumacher injury: The risks of skiing must be viewed rationally, and reduced - but they cannot be avoided
30 December 2013 05:42 PM
Often those who do get injured use all available safety precautions
Apollo Theatre collapse: We thought cracks and bangs were part of the show – but the cast stopped and looked upwards in horror
20 December 2013 10:13 AM
Independent feature writer Simon Usborne didn't appreciate at first how lucky he was to be seated so near the back of the theatre
19 December 2013 12:00 AM
In the age of easy publishing, the nearly departed are increasingly turning to professionals to document their lives. So what's it like being brought to book?
18 December 2013 12:00 PM
Forget the last-minute dash to splash the cash on presents - there is an alternative approach to giving, and it needn't cost you a penny
From refugee to war reporter: Yalda Hakim fled Afghanistan as a baby and now reports from the world’s conflict zones
08 December 2013 04:52 PM
Yalda Hakim’s face is familiar to millions of BBC viewers abroad and her reporting is also fast earning her a reputation in Britain
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
- 1 Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Gregg Wallace joins line-up as final celebrities revealed
- 2 Keira Knightley topless: Usually conservative actress does own take on #Freethenipple campaign for Interview Magazine
- 3 Oil tanker with $100 million cargo goes missing off Texas coast
- 4 Saudi Arabia executes 19 in one half of August in 'disturbing surge of beheadings'
- 5 Brother and sister, Christopher Buckner and Timothy Savoy, arrested for 'committing incest after watching 'The Notebook''
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