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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Amy Winehouse died at the age 27 of alcohol poisoning in July 2011.
Kermit and his doppleganger Hyalinobatrachium dianae

Kermit reacts to news there's a frog that looks exactly like him: 'We're cousins - googly eyes run in our family'

Hyalinobatrachium dianae was discovered earlier this week and is a dead ringer for everyone’s favourite green Muppet

Gizmo, one of Joe Dante’s gremlins
Al Pacino still considers his role in The Godfather to be the most difficult one of his career

Al Pacino admits he was nearly fired from The Godfather and it's still his most 'difficult role'

The Godfather and The Godfather Part II are often considered to be two of the greatest Hollywood films of all time

One of the most boring office tasks of all time

GoPro video of boring office tasks sums up working in admin in one video

The video has struck a chord with fellow office workers

The Phantom Framers have gained many fans

Phantom framers of Teddington beautify street names and dog fouling signs

The Bankys of framing world that their work will brighten up the lives of residents living in the South-West London suburb

The officers make their way to the property

Watch dawn raid in Birmingham where police smash down door in crime blitz

The footage puts viewers right at the heart of the action

Bardwell Park station is train track is deluged by the flood water

New South Wales storms: Sydney train tracks turned into river captured in timelapse

Extreme weather has been battering the east coast of Australia and is expected to last another day

YouTuber Yousef Saleh Erakat poses as a homeless man

Watch what happened when a homeless man tried to give money to people

The video of the social experiment has gone viral with over 2 million views on YouTube

The Solar Impulse 2 completes its sixth leg on the world tour

Solar Impulse 2 touches down in China on world tour

The aircraft has completed its sixth leg on its global journey

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Fifa corruption: The 161-page dossier that exposes the organisation's dark heart

The 161-page dossier that exposes Fifa's dark heart

How did a group of corrupt officials turn football’s governing body into what was, in essence, a criminal enterprise? Chris Green and David Connett reveal all
Mediterranean migrant crisis: 'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves,' says Tripoli PM

Exclusive interview with Tripoli PM Khalifa al-Ghweil

'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves'
Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles: How the author foretold the Californian water crisis

Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles

How the author foretold the Californian water crisis
Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison as authorities crackdown on dissent in the arts

Art attack

Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison
Marc Jacobs is putting Cher in the limelight as the face of his latest campaign

Cher is the new face of Marc Jacobs

Alexander Fury explains why designers are turning to august stars to front their lines
Parents of six-year-old who beat leukaemia plan to climb Ben Nevis for cancer charity

'I'm climbing Ben Nevis for my daughter'

Karen Attwood's young daughter Yasmin beat cancer. Now her family is about to take on a new challenge - scaling Ben Nevis to help other children
10 best wedding gift ideas

It's that time of year again... 10 best wedding gift ideas

Forget that fancy toaster, we've gone off-list to find memorable gifts that will last a lifetime
Paul Scholes column: With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards

Paul Scholes column

With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards
Heysel disaster 30th anniversary: Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget fateful day in Belgium

Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget Heysel

Thirty years ago, 39 fans waiting to watch a European Cup final died as a result of a fatal cocktail of circumstances. Ian Herbert looks at how a club dealt with this tragedy
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri: Khan’s audition for Floyd Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation, says Frank Warren

Khan’s audition for Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation

The Bolton fighter could be damned if he dazzles and damned if he doesn’t against Algieri, the man last seen being decked six times by Pacquiao, says Frank Warren
Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor