A showcase of the public interest journalism (in every sense) which saw these reporters commended by the British Journalism Awards judges as breaking news story category finalists.
Winners: Andrew Gregory (Daily Mirror) and Steve Back (Political Pictures)
Gregory and Back’s revelation Oliver Letwin caught throwing away secret papers in public bins won Breaking News Award of the year.
“This was a great, old-fashioned scoop,” said the judges.
“It was fun, revelatory and the fact that some of the documents Letwin was discarding in park bins were about terrorism and national security meant this story was clearly in the public interest.”
Alexi Mostrous and Fay Schesinger (The Times)
The tax avoiders revealed that comedian Jimmy Carr was the biggest beneficiary of K2 tax avoiding scheme.
Taxman v. Take That exposed a music investment scheme used by the members of pop band Take That.
Screenplay: how movie millions are moved off shore explained how wealthy City investors are secretly moving tens of millions of pounds offshore using tax efficient film finance schemes.
The intercepted messages of Bashar al-Assad contained a number of revelations:
Jon Ungoed-Thomas (The Sunday Times)
Ungoed-Thomas' scoop Google grabs secrets of our private lives revealed how much access Google had gained to our personal data through its streetview exercise:
Rupert Neate (Guardian News and Media)
Gareth Iacobucci (Pulse Magazine)
Sunday Times Insight Team
Stuart Ramsay (Sky News)
Reports from the frontline of the Syrian civil war.