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.
20 January 2014 12:06 AM
Britain’s retailers are experiencing an epidemic of shoplifting, fuelled by the economic downturn and organised crime gangs stealing valuable merchandise to order by travelling large distances to major shopping centres.
19 January 2014 04:26 PM
‘Radical proposals’ would have seen families contribute financially if they earn more than £80k
16 January 2014 07:27 PM
The title is a hangover from the feudal era and does not automatically bring with it physical property, but entitlements and duties that would have once been held by a medieval seigneur are often included
14 January 2014 08:00 PM
In many ethnic minority communities, the pressure to give birth to sons rather than daughters can be overwhelming – and sometimes heartbreaking. Cahal Milmo talks to Britons with experience of the cultural bias against female babies
Sergei Magnitsky - the final insult: Russia continues to 'desecrate the memory' of the whistleblower lawyer
13 January 2014 09:15 PM
First he was imprisoned. There he died after being denied medical treatment. Then he was put on posthumous trial. Now the Russian lawyer who dared to expose a £140m fraud is accused of perpetrating the crime himself
13 January 2014 06:35 PM
Heliculturists have increased production 25-fold since 2000. Cahal Milmo meets some and finds out why more home cooks and chefs are shelling out
12 January 2014 05:10 PM
Experts at the National Ballistics Intelligence Service tell Cahal Milmo why Britain faces a threat from the past
08 January 2014 02:25 PM
Jury rules by 8-2 majority that death which triggered London riots was lawful
07 January 2014 09:07 PM
'Guccifer' apparently downloaded it from writer Julian Fellowes’ BT internet account as part of an assault on prominent individuals
National Archives release: Libya warned Foreign Office of embassy violence ahead of Yvonne Fletcher murder
03 January 2014 12:00 AM
British diplomats were warned twice in the hours before the murder by a Libyan gunman of police officer Yvonne Fletcher of possible violence outside the country’s London embassy, according to newly-released government files.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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