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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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones named most-pirated TV show of 2014

This is the third consecutive year the fantasy series has topped the list

Dennis speaks to his French teacher

The Boy in the Dress, TV review: David Walliams' Boxing Day treat is a celebration of being different

The comedian of Little Britain's 'I'm a lady' fame explores gender identity in a subtler and more entertaining way

Dumbledore the seal at the RSPCA centre in Norfolk

Rescued seal found in Merseyside field named Dumbledore after Harry Potter character

The seal will remain at the RSPCA centre until he has fully recovered

Turkish teenager who 'insulted' President Erdogan released from custody

Mehmet Emin Altunses, 16, was arrested by the police at his school after making a speech on Wednesday

Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne has quashes rehab rumours

Avril Lavigne ends rehab speculation on Twitter: 'The only thing I'm addicted to right now is Bing Crosby'

She said the gossip was 'hilarious' and wished all her Twitter followers a 'Merry Christmas'

Sri Lankan Buddhist monks attend the alms giving ceremony for remembrance and prayer for the victims of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami

Boxing Day tsunami: Commemorations held to mark 10 years since disaster

Around 230,000 people were killed in the disaster a decade ago

Kellie Bright as Linda Carter and Danny Dyer as Mick Carter

EastEnders Christmas special, review: Brilliant Danny Dyer glues you to your seat

If you’ve have had a few festive meltdowns today then spare a thought for the residents of Albert Square - it'll never be as bad as their Christmas

Wolf (Nathan McMullen), Ian (Dan Starky), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Clara (Jenna Coleman), Santa Claus (Nick Frost) in the Doctor Who Christmas Special (BBC/Photographer: David Venni)

Doctor Who Christmas special, review: No ho-ho-hos with Nick Frost's badass Santa

Steven Moffat seems not to have bothered to make the story plausible this year – but we forgive him anyway, it's Christmas!

The Queen delivers her Christmas message

The Queen’s speech 2014: Recap and Twitter reaction to Game of Thrones reference

This year’s Christmas message was a resounding one of hope and reconciliation

Members of the Royal Family arrive for the Christmas Day Service

Duchess of Cornwall misses Christmas Day church service at Sandringham after 'putting her back out'

This is not the first time the royal has missed an engagement due to ill health

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Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness
Homeless Veterans appeal: Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story

Homeless Veterans appeal

Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks

Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
Pot of gold: tasting the world’s most expensive tea

Pot of gold

Tasting the world’s most expensive tea
10 best wildlife-watching experiences: From hen harriers to porpoises

From hen harriers to porpoises: 10 best wildlife-watching experiences

While many of Britain's birds have flown south for the winter, it's still a great time to get outside for a spot of twitching
Nick Easter: 'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

Nick Easter targeting World Cup place after England recall
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore