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.
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Honoured by both sides, German air ace the Red Baron is downed at last
29 June 2014 08:44 PM
Exclusive: Government aims to win hearts and tackle extremism with documentary on families of dead jihadists
27 June 2014 05:37 PM
The Home Office has facilitated a film based on interviews with relatives of Britons killed fighting in Syria as part of its efforts to dissuade young Muslims from joining jihadist groups, The Independent can reveal.
Isis threat to UK: Cardiff's Muslim community closes ranks against the men who'd radicalise their children
27 June 2014 04:30 PM
Concern comes after video featuring Cardiff-based Muslim urging fellow British Muslims to follow in his footsteps and travel to Syria and Iraq to fight
26 June 2014 07:04 PM
After 138 days in an Old Bailey dock, it was a performance befitting the hacking trial defendant whose regal bearing led to one of the lawyers referring to her as “HM”, Her Majesty.
26 June 2014 05:59 PM
Overseas winners of the Victoria Cross during the First World War - from a Danish aristocrat to an American doctor - have been honoured with plaques commemorating their bravery.
Royal family expenses: Taxpayers pay 56p each for upkeep of monarchy – and royals insist it's 'value for money'
26 June 2014 12:00 AM
The cost of the monarchy to the taxpayer rose by nearly six per cent last year - more than double the rate of inflation - as the royal household bucked the trend for austerity and dramatically increased spending on the upkeep of its palaces.
22 June 2014 10:44 PM
Given the amount of time he has spent duelling with senior politicians, it may be wishful thinking. Broadcaster Andrew Marr revealed on Sunday that his debut novel involves the death of a Conservative prime minister.
Iraq crisis exclusive: Isis jihadists using World Cup and Premier League hashtags to promote extremist propaganda on Twitter
22 June 2014 06:31 PM
Islamists leading the jihadist advance in Iraq are using the World Cup and leading British football clubs to seek recruits and spread their propaganda via social media, The Independent can reveal.
22 June 2014 12:04 AM
Dentist wanted to go on holiday to Granada, not Grenada, and now he’s suing BA
20 June 2014 06:50 PM
Militants behind the jihadist advance in Iraq launched a fresh attempt to attract foreign recruits yesterday with a video featuring apparently British fighters urging their compatriots to join them.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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- 3 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
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- 5 Isis terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group