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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Caroline makes an upsetting call

Last Tango in Halifax - review: Is Sally Wainwright's series getting too dramatic?

Episode 3: This week viewers were plunged from the heights of joy into the depths of despair all in the space of an hour

10 best tea trays

Put the kettle on and get out the best crockery – it’s time for a tea party. IndyBest finds serveware that will impress your guests

The woman struggles down the road in the strong winds

Watch woman getting blown over by gale force winds

Israel is bracing itself for a storm with 12 to 24 hours of snowfall expected

The aftermath of the crash

Brazil train collision: At least 220 injured as two passenger trains crash

A moving train careened into the back of another one at a station

Actors Fred Perry and Jon Conway perform a scene from Truth, Lies, Diana

Princess Diana play: Watch actors perform scenes from Truth, Lies, Diana

The extracts focus on conversations between James Hewitt and the playwright

Olivia Colman as DS Ellie Miller in Broadchurch series two

Broadchurch series 2: TV secrecy is well worth the pay-off

By keeping schtum, Broadchurch may have succeeded where others have failed

It's a little bit nippy: One of 11 couples tying the knot at the Harbin Ice Festival

Watch couples get married in mass ice wedding in China

Some of the couples were getting married to each other for the second time

Bao Bao playfully pounces on her mother Mei Xiang

Watch newborn panda playing in the snow at Washington DC zoo

It was the first time the female cub had seen snow - and she was rather excited

The 'Spider-Man' thief holds clings to the apartment block

Watch 'Spider-Man' thief climbing apartment block in China

The man clung to the building for an hour after residents noticed him

Olivia Colman and David Tennant in series two of Broadchurch
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee