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.
30 July 2015 06:55 PM
Peter Sutherland, the UN special representative on migration said any threat posed by migrants was 'exaggerated beyond belief'
Calais crisis: For desperate migrants it is 'England or death' as they brave dogs, riot police and speeding trains
30 July 2015 12:58 AM
This is their dubious prize for having successfully parted with some £3,000 each for a journey across the Sahara to the chance of a new life
Alexander Litvinenko murder inquiry: Prime suspect Dmitry Kovtun accused of 'manipulating legal process' after declining to testify
27 July 2015 04:28 PM
Mr Kovtun is one of two men believed to have poisoned Mr Litvinenko in 2006
25 July 2015 09:03 PM
One company has started taking orders for a jet that will travel at Mach 1.5
23 July 2015 06:34 PM
The planet has an atmosphere that could contain water and therefore extra-terrestrial life
23 July 2015 12:30 AM
Who among the world’s have-yachts could turn down the opportunity to have panoramic views of the Houses of Parliament?
20 July 2015 05:35 PM
Site's manager accuses country's government of crude attempt at censorship
20 July 2015 12:00 AM
Churchill ordered shelter as part of Britain’s defence against the Nazis in 1941
19 July 2015 01:18 PM
It shows the Queen join the Queen Mother and Prince Edward in raising an arm in salute as she played alongside Princess Margaret
Charles Dickens' notes have solved a crucial scholarly question – but where will the valuable volumes end up and how much are they worth?
17 July 2015 03:41 PM
Exclusive: Immaculate leather-bound collection belongs to Dr Jeremy Parrott
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition