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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The Isis flag may be gone, but tensions over Gaza remain high in Tower Hamlets

The black flag may have gone but the sentiments which led to what some insist was a symbol of Islamic extremism being raised over an east London estate within view of the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf were still much in evidence today.

A soldier conducting a dawn foot patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan

'Flawed US military justice fails to recognise war crimes, says Amnesty International

Amnesty claims civilian deaths in Afghanistan have not been properly investigated

A swan fountain in the village of Mistley in North East Essex

Thorn Quay is Britain's newest village green - even though there isn't a blade of grass in sight

With its concrete apron, occasional passing HGV or forklift truck and backdrop of decaying industrial buildings, Thorn Quay is far removed from the traditional image of an English village green. The closest it comes to the thwack of leather on willow is the occasional kids’ ball game or hopscotch session on the asphalt.

John Linwood, the former BBC chief technology officer, was fired over the failed Digital Media Initiative

Blame culture at the BBC led to unfair dismissal after £98m IT project failed

A culture of blame-shifting permeated the upper echelons of the BBC and contributed to the unfair dismissal of its former technology chief when a high-profile IT project went badly wrong, an employment tribunal found today.

Chapman Pincher in the sitting room of Berkshire home in 2012

Harry Chapman Pincher dead: Legendary journalist dies aged 100

The former Daily Express investigative reporter was best known for his work to expose the full extent of Soviet penetration of MI5 and MI6

Rescue workers close to the Rafah refugee camp, where the entrance to a UN school was bombed on Sunday

Gaza conflict: Foreign Office urgently investigating reports of British aid worker death

The Foreign Office was tonight investigating reports that a British aid worker was killed this weekend in Gaza while delivering medical supplies.

Israeli infantry troops check their weapons

Israel-Gaza conflict: Revealed - Britain’s 'role' in arming Israel

Evidence that weapons with components made here are being used against Gaza - ranging from weapons control and targeting systems to ammunition, drones and armoured vehicles

Yunus Rahmatullah claims he was subjected to brutal treatment by British soldiers

Pakistani man held for 10 years says he was tortured by British troops in Iraq

A Pakistani man kept in British and then American custody for a decade is suing the UK Government over allegations that he was subjected to torture, including waterboarding, by British troops.

Bernie Ecclestone claims he is a victim of blackmail

Bernie Ecclestone attempts to halt £26m German bribery trial

If found guilty of the corruption charge, Ecclestone, who denies the allegation, faces up to 10 years imprisonment

Hague court orders Russia to pay £30bn in damages to Yukos shareholders

Russia is facing a global scramble to have its assets abroad confiscated after an international court ordered it to pay nearly £30bn in damages for a ruthless campaign to destroy the defunct oil giant Yukos.

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French connection: After 1,300 years, there’s a bridge to Mont Saint-Michel

French connection: After 1,300 years, there’s a bridge to Mont Saint-Michel

The ugly causeway is being dismantled, an elegant connection erected in its place. So everyone’s happy, right?
Air strikes? Talk of God? Obama is following the jihadists’ script

Air strikes? Talk of God? Obama is following the jihadists’ script

The President came the nearest he has come yet to rivalling George W Bush’s gormless reaction to 9/11 , says Robert Fisk
Ebola outbreak: Billy Graham’s son declares righteous war on the virus

Billy Graham’s son declares righteous war on Ebola

A Christian charity’s efforts to save missionaries trapped in Africa by the crisis have been justifiably praised. But doubts remain about its evangelical motives
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Corporation’s head of television confirms ‘Top Gear’ host was warned about racist language
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Larkin's reputation has taken a knocking. But a new book by James Booth argues that the poet was affectionate, witty, entertaining and kind, as hitherto unseen letters, sketches and 'selfies' reveal
Madame Tussauds has shown off its Beyoncé waxwork in Regent's Park - but why is the tourist attraction still pulling in the crowds?

Waxing lyrical

Madame Tussauds has shown off its Beyoncé waxwork in Regent's Park - but why is the tourist attraction still pulling in the crowds?
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The British crop is at its tastiest and most abundant. Sudi Pigott shares her favourite recipes
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Mackay, Moody and another grim day for English football

The latest shocking claims do nothing to dispel the image that some in the game on these shores exist in a time warp, laments Sam Wallace
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Will Barcelona's hopes go out of the window?

Pete Jenson starts his preview of the Spanish season, which begins on Saturday, by explaining how Fifa’s transfer ban will affect the Catalans
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We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
Neanderthals lived alongside humans for centuries, latest study shows

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Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed