The Financial Times Moscow bureau chief, Charles Clover, won Foreign Reporter of the Year at the 2011 British Press Awards, held at The Savoy Hotel in London on 5 April.

The British Press Awards is the annual celebration of the very best in journalism across the national press, honouring the country’s finest journalists and newspapers for more than 30 years.

The Financial Times was nominated for Business and Finance Journalist of the Year: Tony Barber (who was highly commended by the judges), Ed Crooks and Martin Wolf; Foreign reporter of the Year: Charles Clover and Edward Luce and Specialist Journalist of the Year: Chris Giles.

Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times, said: “This award is a testament to the FT’s commitment to the highest standards of global journalism, analysis and reporting. My congratulations and thanks go to the world class team at the FT and to Charles for his great success.”

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