Psychologist said that following publication of Gonçalo Amaral's book, Kate McCann 'thought about not being around anymore'
Kate McCann will be present at first hearing over allegations made by former detective Goncalo Amaral in his book The Truth of the Lie
Birds and planes are major features of the Ria Formosa. Sophie Lam takes to the water to explore this extraordinary lagoon
The midfielder was on international duty when the injury occurred
There's plenty to attract property buyers and investors, writes Monica Woodley – not least a resilient market
They say involvement of Metropolitan Police now means hunt is escalating
This Moorish-style guesthouse is a sophisticated base for exploring the region's natural delights, says Katie Monk
Luxury escapism, olive groves and natural lagoons
The odds on Phillips Idowu making the 2012 Olympics – or at least making in them in anything approaching medal shape – lengthened yesterday when it emerged the former world triple jump champion would be staying in London to have private treatment to "an ongoing injury" instead of attending the British athletics team's pre-Games "holding camp" at Monte Gordo in Portugal.
This charming guesthouse is the perfect base for exploring the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, says Susannah Osborne
A taxi driver who believes he picked up Madeleine McCann the night after she vanished has claimed that Portuguese police ignored his report.
Kate and Gerry McCann said today they have "no doubt" that the Portuguese authorities will eventually reopen the investigation into their daughter Madeleine's disappearance.
Wild at heart in the 'Alengarve'
Sometimes when a hotel tells you that it's family-friendly, it means there are high chairs and (if you're lucky) a baby-changing facility. When Martinhal says it, it means it. The difference is, "family friendly" wasn't tagged on to an existing hotel – Martinhal started out with this ideal precisely in mind. And before you get the idea that there's a whiff of Disney or wipe-clean about the place, it rivals any of the design-led hotels that you might have stayed at.
Hope Powell's battlers go out in worst way to spark memories of men's shoot-out exits
British tourists to Portugal have been warned to be on their guard after the death of a man who was savagely beaten in the street by a gang of youths.