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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Joel Grey, now 82, won several awards for his role in Cabaret

Joel Grey comes out at 82: 'It took time to embrace that other part of who I always was'

Broadway star leads a generation of older men coming out

Innovator: Birkbeck College is part of the University of London

Birkbeck College academic investigated after allegations of 'research misconduct'

Professor David Latchman and members of his research team have retracted or corrected up to eight studies following an inquiry by fellow academics

A married Army general has said he is planning to come out as gay to highlight what he claims is continuing widespread homophobic discrimination in the armed forces

Army general says he is planning to come out: 'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Officer would be most senior to reveal his homosexuality

Teachers unions and anti-racism said they have recorded an increase in Islamophobic incidents in schools with Muslim pupils in British schools increasingly likely to be taunted as “terrorists”, “paedophiles” or “immigrants”

British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks

Records suggests 'significant' increase in incidents in schools with both parents and teachers reporting verbal and physical attacks against Muslim students

Menai Bridge, in Anglesey, where a businessman dropped his claim last year to minerals extracted from beneath residents’ homes

Manorial rights: MPs demand full review of 'impractical' powers that date back to feudal era

Report labels some assertions as aberrations which may no longer have 'practical significance'

Eric Pickles' letter has been condemned by Muslim leaders

British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'

Mr Cameron was accused of pouring fuel on the fire when he defended his Communities Secretary by saying the letter sent to 1,000 clerics and other Muslim leaders had been 'reasonable, sensible and moderate'

Stuart Kerner was a vice principal at Bexleyheath Academy in Bexleyheath, Kent

Call for new rules after teacher avoids jail term for affair with pupil who 'groomed' him

The Attorney General announced it has no power to ask courts to reconsider

Bexleyheath Academy in Bexleyheath, Kent

Sex teacher Stuart Kerner spared jail after judge says he was 'groomed' by 16-year-old girl

Judge Joanna Greenberg criticised after giving suspended 18-month sentence to religious education teacher, Stuart Kerner, 44, following affair

Golders Green, where Jewish neighbourhood watch patrols were stepped up this week

The new anti-Semitism: Majority of British Jews feel they have no future in UK, says new study

The report coincides with a general rise in antisemitic attacks last year

Graves vandalised at a Jewish Cemetery in Aldershot, Hampshire, in 2005

The new anti-Semitism: 'I looked at his shirt and saw 'Kill the Jews' and was truly shocked'

A Salford rabbi says that Britain's Jewish community is no stranger to casual anti-Semitism, which is back on the rise

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