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.
Karenzi Karake: Rwandan spy chief arrested on suspicion of orchestrating massacres is released on bail
25 June 2015 06:29 PM
At an extraordinary court hearing a judge ordered that the African country pay a £1m security to secure his release from a high-security prison
25 June 2015 12:55 AM
A 'dougar' has long been migrants' best chance to cross the Channel
23 June 2015 06:05 PM
Exclusive: General is accused of orchestrating revenge massacres in Rwanda
Ruling that dashed hopes of Chagos Islanders to return to homeland should be quashed, Supreme Court hears
22 June 2015 05:44 PM
The islanders were forcibly removed from their lands 40 years ago to make way for an American air base
19 June 2015 06:06 PM
For years, the UK has been fighting to claim the spoils from a huge shipwrecked cargo of platinum
Three sisters who travelled to Syria with their nine children were removed from previous flight out of UK, say police
17 June 2015 06:48 PM
The Dawood sisters had tried to travel to Saudi Arabia in March but their journey was disrupted after officers prevented them from boarding a plane
14 June 2015 07:12 PM
The First Lady is promoting the cause of female education
Timing of claims that British spies were withdrawn over Edward Snowden documents is 'extremely convenient', say campaigners
14 June 2015 05:38 PM
There are concerns that the claims aim to shore up support for data collection
13 June 2015 09:48 PM
Exclusive: The scheme has alarmed climate change and conservation groups
12 June 2015 05:18 PM
'Without dwelling too much on the past we should remind ourselves why we are in this position; there was bad behaviour'
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
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 4 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth