10. British journalism's greatest ever scoops: Biggs Arrested (The Daily Express, Colin Mackenzie, 1974)

Perhaps the greatest Fleet Street caper of all – which resulted in Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs being tracked down in Rio only for Scotland Yard’s Jack Slipper to fail to arrest him.

It later led to Tony Delano’s book Slip-Up and the 1988 film scripted by Keith Waterhouse, The Great Paper Chase.

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