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 Doctor appears to be electrocuted as he answers a telephone

Doctor Who series 8: New trailer hints at the return of the Daleks and Davros

The Doctor may be reunited with an age-old foe he has not encountered for a while

Iraqi Raad Abdulhussein (centre) and his friends sit watching on the World Cup match between Algeria and Germany at the

Iraq crisis: Baghdad football fans defy dangers of Isis to watch World Cup

Video: Cafés report booming crowds of enthusiastic fans despite security challenges facing country

The Wrong Knickers by Bryony Gordon - book review: 'Frank and funny brief encounters outshine Bridget'

If last year's latest Bridget Jones offering was something of a disappointment, then Bryony Gordon's memoir will remedy any unresolved chic-lit frustration. In candid and touching fashion, Gordon recounts her disastrous twenties as she veers from one screw-up headlong into another. From allowing one man to (unsuccessfully) snort cocaine off her breasts to having an affair with another, the beauty of these memoirs lies in Gordon's unflinching honesty. She makes mistakes; she is insecure; she wants to please others ad nauseam.

James Gandolfini as Cousin Marv in 'The Drop'

Watch James Gandolfini in the new trailer for his final film 'The Drop'

Gandolfini takes on the role of another gangster in 'The Drop'

Long-time UK Garage star MC Sparks

MC Sparks dies: Tulisa Contostavlos and rapper Kano lead tributes to garage star

The star was best known for his song Fly Bi

Lily Elsington, 6, captures the spirit of the next generation of District citizens: ready, willing, and eager to fuel the Panem of tomorrow.

Hunger Games posters released as 'propaganda' ahead of Mockingjay: Part 1

The collection of images give an insight into the world of Panem

Matt Damon says he will only star in another Bourne film if it is directed by Paul Greengrass

Matt Damon will not be returning for fifth Bourne film

There have been rumours that the actor would be appearing in the new film

Rian Johnson will be involved in the next two instalments of the 'Star Wars' franchise

Looper and Brick director Rian Johnson to write and direct next two Star Wars films

The director is best known for his work on 2012's sci-fi thriller 'Looper' starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actress Keely Hawes will be starring in an episode of 'Doctor Who' later this year

Doctor Who series 8: Keeley Hawes confident 'everyone will love' Peter Capaldi's Time Lord

The actress also admitted she was nervous about joining a programme with such a large and dedicated fanbase

One man is knocked to the ground and attacked by the bull

Video: Peru bullfight leaves 10 people injured

The bullfight was the last part of a yearly festival where people take on a bull to show their bravery

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The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
The magic of roundabouts

Lords of the rings

Just who are the Roundabout Appreciation Society?
Why do we like making lists?

Notes to self: Why do we like making lists?

Well it was good enough for Ancient Egyptians and Picasso...
Hong Kong protests: A good time to open a new restaurant?

A good time to open a new restaurant in Hong Kong?

As pro-democracy demonstrators hold firm, chef Rowley Leigh, who's in the city to open a new restaurant, says you couldn't hope to meet a nicer bunch
Paris Fashion Week: Karl Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'

Paris Fashion Week

Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'
Bruce Chatwin's Wales: One of the finest one-day walks in Britain

Simon Calder discovers Bruce Chatwin's Wales

One of the finest one-day walks you could hope for - in Britain
10 best children's nightwear

10 best children's nightwear

Make sure the kids stay cosy on cooler autumn nights in this selection of pjs, onesies and nighties
Manchester City vs Roma: Five things we learnt from City’s draw at the Etihad

Manchester City vs Roma

Five things we learnt from City’s Champions League draw at the Etihad
Martin Hardy: Mike Ashley must act now and end the Alan Pardew reign

Trouble on the Tyne

Ashley must act now and end Pardew's reign at Newcastle, says Martin Hardy
Isis is an hour from Baghdad, the Iraq army has little chance against it, and air strikes won't help

Isis an hour away from Baghdad -

and with no sign of Iraq army being able to make a successful counter-attack
Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

The exhibition nods to rich and potentially brilliant ideas, but steps back
Last chance to see: Half the world’s animals have disappeared over the last 40 years

Last chance to see...

The Earth’s animal wildlife population has halved in 40 years
So here's why teenagers are always grumpy - and it's not what you think

Truth behind teens' grumpiness

Early school hours mess with their biological clocks
Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?

Hacked photos: the third wave

Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?