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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The fishing port of Mevagissey, Cornwall

Cornish parish council rethinks sign naming park 'Hitlers Walk'

Park was originally named after a zealous councillor from the 1930s

HMS Victory was launched in 1737 and lost in 1744, going down with all hands

HMS Victory recovery engulfed in controversy as Labour MP accuses key players of 'scam'

HMS Victory was launched in 1737 and lost in 1744, going down with all hands

Suspects were quizzed at base on Diego Garcia and official says British 'must have known'

CIA did use United Kingdom territory for secret terror interrogations, says top US official

Official confirms that suspects were quizzed at base on Diego Garcia and says British 'must have known' what happened to passengers on rendition flights

London Palestine Action protesters at UAV Engines in Lichfield, Staffordshire, last August

Outcry as CPS drops trial of anti-drone protesters at last minute

Company refuses to hand over evidence about its exports of weaponry to Israel

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'

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