Cahal Milmo is the chief reporter of The Independent and has been with the paper since 2000. He was born in London and previously worked at the Press Association news agency. He has reported on assignment at home and abroad, including Rwanda, Sudan and Burkina Faso, the phone hacking scandal and the London Olympics. In his spare time he is a keen runner and cyclist, and keeps an allotment.
Stephen Lawrence murder investigation: Britain’s most senior counter-terrorism officer removed from post following Met Police spying revelations
08 March 2014 12:00 AM
Britain’s most senior counter-terrorism officer has been removed from his post as recriminations grew from a damning report which found that Scotland Yard spied on the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.
Ellison Report findings: After years of secrecy and misdirection, the true story of how corruption tainted the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry
07 March 2014 06:30 AM
In the summer of 1998, five years after the murder of Stephen Lawrence, Scotland Yard reached a crossroads in its response to the inexcusably - and inexplicably - botched original investigation which had allowed the black teenager’s killers to swagger free.
Sherwin Nuland, the academic who revolutionised attitudes to death with his seminal book 'How We Die', dies aged 83
05 March 2014 05:22 PM
Sherwin Nuland, the leading American doctor who wrote an award-winning bestseller urging a greater acceptance of the inevitability of death, has died. He was 83.
Kris Maharaj case: 10,000th day in US jail for British man still protesting innocence over double murder
03 March 2014 07:08 PM
When Kris Maharaj wakes on Tuesday morning in his cell in the South Florida Reception Centre, it will be the 10,000th day that the Briton has spent in a US prison for a double murder he insists he did not commit.
03 March 2014 12:11 AM
By 2030 the number of over-65s still in work will rise by a third, study finds
02 March 2014 07:30 PM
The former Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain called on Sunday for an amnesty for British soldiers involved in the Bloody Sunday killings as part of a wider plea for Ulster to move beyond the era of the Troubles.
02 March 2014 06:47 PM
Only 40 out of 50,000 cases were formally dealt with
27 February 2014 07:19 PM
Newly released papers show that hundreds of people in wartime Britain secretly worked for the Nazis – or would have done, had MI5 not outwitted them
Corporal Anne-Marie Ellement inquest: MOD denies 'cover-up' after new evidence emerges at the last minute
24 February 2014 03:50 PM
Her sister said Anne-Marie was "devastated" when military investigators decided not to prosecute the men who allegedly raped her
15 February 2014 12:00 AM
Armed with nothing more than the hope of building a life in the UK, hundreds of refugees from Syria, Egypt, and other war-torn countries have risked their lives to reach the other side of the Channel
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
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- 2 International Women's Day 2014: The shocking statistics that show why it is still so important
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Orgasm machine to deliver climax at the push of a button
- 5 Liam Neeson turned down James Bond role because Natasha Richardson said she wouldn't marry him if he took it