Cahal Milmo

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.

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Jet fighters of the Saudi Royal air force. File photo

Yemen crisis: Calls for UK Government to investigate whether British-supplied jets were used in Saudi airstrike on refugee camp which left dozens dead

Campaign groups are demanding the introduction of a 'full embargo on all arms sales to Saudi Arabia'

Wardens at Windsor Castle say they have shown goodwill over pay in recent years

The staff are revolting: Queen faces ballot on pay

The union said that industrial action would have a 'significant impact' on the services provided to the 1.3 million annual visitors to Windsor Castle

Enoch Powell

Tory MP Enoch Powell investigated as alleged member of Westminster paedophile network

The name of the late MP was provided to Scotland Yard after a clergyman came forward with claims from the 1980s relating to ritual satanic abuse

Campaigners accused ministers of fiscal short-sightedness after proposals drawn up by civil servants to deliver Chancellor George Osborne’s commitment  to cut £12bn from the welfare budget by 2017-18 revealed plans to raise £1.5bn by clawing back a slice of key disability payments.

Charities 'very worried' after leak suggests Tories plan to tax disabled benefits if re-elected

The document detailed plans to impose taxes on the disability living allowance, personal independence payments and attendance allowance

French gendarmes and investigators make their way through debris from wreckage on the mountainside at the crash site of an Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes

Germanwings plane crash: Victim's brother hits out at Germanwings over plane crash that left him an 'orphan'

Claude Driessens spoke of his anger at the procedures and the airline which he said left him 'an orphan'

Victims’ relatives join carers outside the school gym in Seyne

Germanwings crash: Victims' relatives arrive at the crash site

Relatives had flown in from Dusseldorf and Barcelona

Family and relatives of the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in the Alps are taken on bus to the Prat airport from a hotel in Castelldefels in Barcelona, Spain, to take a Lufthansa flight to visit the crash site in Seyne les Alps in France

Germanwings crash: How a small army of specialists will begin the complex and harrowing process of identifying the bodies of the victims

Authorities are working to restore the remains of loved ones to those they have left behind

Spain’s Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, France’s President François Hollande and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel near the crash site
Afzal Amin faced new allegations that he had a wealthy backer

Afzal Amin: EDL leader claims shadowy millionaire backed Tory Dudley candidate's plot

Mr Amin, 40, has resigned as candidate for the Labour-held Dudley North seat

Brenda Leyland was approached by Sky News at her home in Leicestershire

Sky News man ‘devastated’ by suicide of Twitter troll

The Coroner said Mrs Leyland had been 'recently upset by public exposure in the media' but there had been a number of issues surrounding her death

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