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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Milly Caller (right) is charged with assisting Emma Crossman's (left) suicide

Woman supplied gas to help best friend commit suicide, court hears

Milly Caller, 22, is thought to be one of the youngest people to go on trial in Britain charged with assisting a suicide

George Galloway interview: 'You are here because you want to find something to attack me with'

Cahal Milmo joins Respect MP George Galloway on the campaign trail in Bradford West

GCHQ ordered to destroy documents from illegal communication interceptions between kidnapped Libyan dissident and his lawyers

Watchdog body found that GCHQ had breached the human rights of Sami al-Saadi, an opponent of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi

A helicopter prepares to rescue people from camp 1 and 2 at Everest Base Camp, Nepal

Nepal earthquake: Hundreds of climbers trapped on Mount Everest in the worst disaster in the mountain's history

The only way the climbers can reach safety is via a constant convoy of helicopters

Tower Hamlets’ elected mayor Lutfur Rahman is accused of rigging the ballot

Lutfur Rahman consulting human rights lawyers and vows expulsion from office is 'not the end'

Rahman was found to have committed multiple breaches of electoral law in his campaign last year to be re-elected mayor of Tower Hamlets

Set in stone: Chinese cemetery

France's battlefields: Forgotten heroes all along the Western Front

Cahal Milmo encounters tributes to the war's far-flung heroes

Tower Hamlets’ elected mayor Lutfur Rahman is accused of rigging the ballot

Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman found guilty of election corruption and barred from office

The election for the post of Mayor of Tower Hamlets will be re-run after the judgement

Undermined: Theresa May has pledged to implement a 'deport first, appeal later' regime

Nigerian mother and son unlawfully deported by home office set to return to the UK

Theresa May lost a last-ditch legal bid to prevent their return

A man rescues an migrant from the Aegean sea; some 80 per cent of those arriving illegally in Europe have done so only after paying smugglers to facilitate some or all of their passage

Migrant boat disaster: The traffickers that prey on some of the world's most desperate people

The global people smuggling industry is worth an estimated £24bn a year

A ‘view’ of the Loch Ness Monster at Inverness in April 1934. The photograph was later exposed as a hoax

Secret file reveals scandal of the Natural History Museum expert and the Loch Ness Monster 'sighting' that sent Whitehall into a spin

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found Nessie. Now a file obtained by the Independent unveils the extraordinary closing of Establishment ranks that followed

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