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.
13 June 2014 03:50 PM
Alan Bennett, the playwright and mordant champion of the underdog, has turned his fire on the creeping privatisation of Britain’s public institutions in an unabashedly left-wing lecture which also criticised the rightward drift of fellow literary greats.
12 June 2014 05:13 PM
A mother whose teenage daughter died after taking an unusually pure version of ecstasy has called for recreational drugs to be legalised.
11 June 2014 12:16 AM
A British oil company has agreed to end its controversial operations in Africa’s oldest national park following a campaign by environmentalists who warned of “devastating consequences” if drilling in the area proceeded.
09 June 2014 07:41 PM
Private care homes must face the same level of scrutiny as the NHS and be required to provide information to the public when concerns are raised about their standards, according to a review into a scandal-hit facility.
04 June 2014 07:48 PM
Deal agreed to return Tarbosaurus skeleton after it was illegally smuggled to Britain by a 'one-man black market in prehistoric fossils'
02 June 2014 08:13 PM
Over 15,000 machines in UK infected with virus used to steal banking data
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying
02 June 2014 07:39 PM
02 June 2014 04:38 PM
In 1873, Louis Vernon Vaughan did what countless 12-year-old boys have done before or since by soaking a used stamp from an envelope and placing it in an album.
26 May 2014 10:51 PM
Absconding rates are down and day-releases have less than a 1 per cent ‘failure’ rate, figures show
25 May 2014 12:00 AM
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
- 1 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 2 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 3 Is Ebola coming to Britain? UK health officials issue warning to doctors as outbreak fears grow
- 4 Richard Dawkins says 'date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse' on Twitter
- 5 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
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