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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Exhibitors have been accused of marketing illegal weaponry at the biennial DSEI event in London

Vince Cable to investigate UK arms fairs laws to prevent sales of torture devices

Five incidents at arms fairs in nine years - but no convictions

Cheryl James, 18, was found with a single gunshot would to the head during basic training

Private Cheryl James inquest: Family of soldier asks for her body to be exhumed

The 18-year-old was found with a single gunshot wound to the head in November 1995

Ramblers have relied on OS maps for decades

Has the Ordnance Survey lost its moral compass?

Rival mapmakers are accusing our national cartographer of dirty tricks

‘Blood Swept Lands’ was an installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies to remember each of the war dead

The 'crass insensitivity' of Tower’s luxury dinner for arms dealers, days after poppy display

Event was held just days after ceramic poppy display was focus of Great War commemorations

Former Arsenal and England star, Sol Campbell

Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Ex-England man joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg

Dominc Grieve argued Prince Charles’ letters could be ‘seriously damaging’

The 'black spider' memos: Government’s last-ditch bid to keep Prince Charles’ letters secret

It is nine years since the first request to see the letters

For three years between 2010 and late 2013 the flow of densely-argued lawyerly material from Andrew Benson continued unabated

Top solicitor accused of inventing hearings, calls and documents in 'breathtaking' three-year lie

Andrew Benson is under investigation for an astonishing long-term deception

Young adults and people in work are now more likely than pensioners to be in poverty in Britain

The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever

Low pay and high rent push a third of young people into poverty

Scrabble champion Craig Beevers, 33, top, beat Chris Lipe from Clinton, New York

Britain gets its first Scrabble world champion for 21 years

Craig Beevers organises Scrabble tournaments and has been playing for more than 12 years

Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict

Weapons were of kind 'likely to have been used against the people of Gaza'

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War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals

China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003
Barbara Woodward: Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with the growing economic superpower

Our woman in Beijing builds a new relationship

Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with growing economic power
Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer. But the only British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Afghanistan has both

Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer

Beware of imitations, but the words of the soldier awarded the Victoria Cross were the real thing, says DJ Taylor
Alexander McQueen: The catwalk was a stage for the designer's astonishing and troubling vision

Alexander McQueen's astonishing vision

Ahead of a major retrospective, Alexander Fury talks to the collaborators who helped create the late designer's notorious spectacle
New BBC series savours half a century of food in Britain, from Vesta curries to nouvelle cuisine

Dinner through the decades

A new BBC series challenged Brandon Robshaw and his family to eat their way from the 1950s to the 1990s
Philippa Perry interview: The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course

Philippa Perry interview

The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef recreates the exoticism of the Indonesian stir-fry

Bill Granger's Indonesian stir-fry recipes

Our chef was inspired by the south-east Asian cuisine he encountered as a teenager
Chelsea vs Tottenham: Harry Kane was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope

Harry Kane interview

The striker was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope
The Last Word: For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?

Michael Calvin's Last Word

For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?
HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?