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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Alexander Perepilichnyy lived in exile in Weybridge at the St Georges Hill estate

Billionaire Russian businessman found dead outside Surrey home could have been poisoned

Alexander Perepilichnyy, who collapsed and died outside his home in 2012, was due to give evidence in a case which implicated Russian tax officials

John Holt, centre, teaches the craft of dry-stone walling

The time-pressed urbanites swapping suits for masonry and learning dry-stone walling

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A night that began in anticipation of a dead heat climaxed in Tory triumph

Election results hour by hour: Never mind the politics – this was a night of unmissable edge-of-the-seat drama

The failure of pollsters made for a roller-coaster ride of unexpected shocks and ill-advised pledges, ashen faces, fixed smiles and far-fetched rhetoric, finds Cahal Milmo

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Former Mirror journalist who admitted phone hacking says it has been rife at the company 'for many years'

Graham Johnson said the company had failed for four years to acknowledge the extent of phone hacking

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