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.
31 March 2014 11:21 AM
In the words of World Bridge Federation, it was “reprehensible conduct” of the highest order. By dint of carefully timed coughs, two German doctors cheated their way to the pinnacle of this most genteel of card games.
28 March 2014 06:02 PM
The FCO has admitted that British 'no discharge policy' was not complied with by US vessels
28 March 2014 05:55 PM
Police are treating death of yachtsman found floating in water after boat fire as suspicious
28 March 2014 12:01 AM
Such was the certainty with which a twisted skeleton found in a Leicester car park was identified last year as the remains of Richard III that a High Court battle is being fought over the right to decide where to bury the fallen monarch.
26 March 2014 07:33 PM
Scientists to monitor identical twins while one is in orbit and the other remains on the ground
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search: Inmarsat - a UK satellite firm - broke new ground in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight
24 March 2014 07:41 PM
While planes and ships have scoured the oceans and speculation has ebbed and flowed about the fate of Flight MH370, scientists at a British satellite company have spent the past fortnight crunching vast amounts of data to provide the first solid information relating to the fate of the Boeing 777 and the 239 people onboard.
21 March 2014 08:03 PM
Anti-arms trade campaigners have launched an unprecedented private prosecution against two defence companies for allegedly marketing torture equipment at the world’s largest weaponry fair in London.
Almost 4,000 women and girls treated for effects of female genital mutilation in London hospitals since 2009
19 March 2014 05:05 PM
Thousands of women and girls have been treated in London hospitals for the effects of female genital mutilation, suggesting that many more have received similar treatment nationwide.
Relatives of Malaysians killed by British troops in the Batang Kali massacre vow to take their fight to the Supreme Court
19 March 2014 03:33 PM
Relatives of 24 unarmed Malaysians shot dead by British troops 65 years ago have vowed to take their fight for a fresh inquiry to the Supreme Court after a panel of judges described the original investigation as “woefully inadequate”.
18 March 2014 08:54 PM
Khadija Shah was heavily pregnant when arrested two years ago, but relatives have raised concerns for the health of her child, pointing out that the baby has not received inoculations and is at risk of multiple infectious diseases
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: 'Nine Britons, 23 Americans and 80 children' feared dead after Boeing passenger jet is 'shot down' near Ukraine-Russia border
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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