Neela Debnath

Neela Debnath is a member of the Independent's online editorial team. She has an MA in Journalism (NCTJ accredited) from Brunel University. She is interested in current affairs, media and dipping into other areas of journalism.

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The boy stands on the edge of the roof

Firefighters save baby from roof top in Philadelphia

The baby boy was safely rescued from the roof

Rape victims still blamed for sexual violence in Somalia

Around one third of victims of sexual violence in Somalia are under 18

The ruins of the Grudinina mill in Stalingrad

Watch eerie drone footage of destroyed building in Stalingrad

The video comes ahead of Victory Day in Russia when the nation celebrates the end of the Second World War

The #HIVHeroes edition of Vangardist magazine

Blood from HIV-positive people used to print Vangardist magazine in Austria

The founder hopes the issue will raise awareness of HIV and the end stigma

Justice finally caught up with fugitive Frank Freshwater

Ohio 'Shawshank Redemption' fugitive Frank Freshwater arrested after 56 years on the run

He escaped from prison in 1959 but has finally been apprehended by the authorities

The Ridiculous Six has been produced by Adam Sandler, who also stars in it

Adam Sandler's The Ridiculous Six: Make-up 'used to darken skin of actors to make them look Native American'

The film has already been marred by controversy after nine actors quit mid-way through production

Craig Charles as Dave Lister, Robert Llewellyn as Kryten and Chris Barrie as Arnold Rimmer

Red Dwarf returns: Craig Charles quits Coronation Street to return to comedy sci-fi series

What will be a loss to soap stalwarts will be a gain for sci-fi fans

Kurt Cobain performing for 'MTV Unplugged' in New York, shortly before his death

New Kurt Cobain album featuring previously unreleased music coming out this year

The record has been compiled from the 200 hours of music tapes locked away in Cobain’s storage facility

Angela Bassett as the triple-breasted woman Deiree Dupree

American Horror Story season 5: Hotel Angela Bassett set to make 'lots of trouble' with Lady Gaga

The veteran AHS star will be checking into Hotel

X-Men Apocalypse: First look at Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner as Jubilee and Jean Grey

The third film in rebooted prequel series is set in the 80s

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Murder of the Brink’s-MAT mastermind

'Goldfinger' of British crime's life ended in a blaze of bullets, say police
Forget little green men - aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert

Forget little green men

Leading evolutionary biologist says aliens will look like humans
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: An Algerian scientist adjusts to life working in a kebab shop

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

An Algerian scientist struggles to adjust to her new life working in a Scottish kebab shop
Bodyworlds museum: Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy

Dying dream of Doctor Death

Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy
UK heatwave: Temperature reaches 39.8 degrees on Central Line - the sweatiest place in London

39.8 degrees recorded on Tube

There's hot (London) and too damn hot (the Underground). Simon Usborne braved the Central line to discover what its passengers suffer
Kitchens go hi-tech: From robot chefs to recipe-shopping apps, computerised cooking is coming

Computerised cooking is coming

From apps that automatically make shopping lists from your recipe books to smart ovens and robot chefs, Kevin Maney rounds up innovations to make your mouth water
Jessie Cave interview: The Harry Potter star has published a feminist collection of cartoons

Jessie Cave's feminist cartoons

The Harry Potter star tells Alice Jones how a one-night stand changed her life
Football Beyond Borders: Even the most distruptive pupils score at homework club

Education: Football Beyond Borders

Add football to an after-school homework club, and even the naughtiest boys can score
10 best barbecue books

Fire up the barbie: 10 best barbecue books

We've got Bibles to get you grilling and smoking like a true south American pro
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Junk balls and chop and slice are only way 5ft 1in Kurumi Nara can live with Petra Kvitova’s power

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

Junk balls and chop and slice are only way 5ft 1in Kurumi Nara can live with Petra Kvitova’s power
Ron Dennis exclusive: ‘This is one of the best McLaren teams ever – we are going to do it’

‘This is one of the best McLaren teams ever – we are going to do it’

Ron Dennis shrugs off a poor start to the season in an exclusive interview, and says the glory days will come back
Seifeddine Rezgui: What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?

Making of a killer

What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most