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.
How an eco-pioneer from Torquay launched a miracle crop, risked a fortune, and ended up in a Cambodian prison
05 April 2013 05:55 PM
Gregg Fryett sold a green miracle to his investors – and now they could lose up to £32m
03 April 2013 07:40 PM
Judge says it may have been a crazy scheme, ‘but it was a very real plan’
'Ello, Hola, salve – London police officers given courses in dealing with public in Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic…
29 March 2013 08:45 PM
London officers given courses in dealing with public in Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic…
29 March 2013 08:10 PM
Cahal Milmo braves wintry weather to see the Crucifixion re-enacted in London
26 March 2013 07:21 PM
They posed as businessmen to bring tonnes of cocaine into Britain, but their lucrative operation ended with jail terms
20 March 2013 06:21 PM
New flat-rate state pension is worth £144 a week
Vogue chief Anna Wintour's name scotched by Barack Obama confidant Matthew Burzon for US ambassador role in Britain
20 March 2013 04:46 PM
Some 400 years ago, the English Puritan John Winthrop set out for America with a loathing of democracy and drink. His descendant Matthew Burzon is now heading back in the opposite direction as the next US ambassador to Britain with more modern values - and no shortage of booze.
19 March 2013 01:19 PM
The singer Joss Stone today described to a court how “a really nice day” was spoilt by the arrival of a police officer at her Devon home to explain that two men had been arrested nearby on suspicion of plotting to rob and murder her.
18 March 2013 05:56 PM
Thousands of British ex-pats living in Cyprus will have their pensions temporarily halted and can nominate non-Cypriot bank accounts to ensure payments are not affected by the country’s controversial levy on savings, the Government announced today.
17 March 2013 06:52 PM
Invasive – and tenacious – South American shrub affecting plants and damaging sheep
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