British police reportedly made the request to their Portuguese counterparts in a recent meeting between the two forces
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Sunday 15 May 2011
Scotland Yard's review of the Madeleine McCann case is a "ludicrous" waste of money, a senior member of the its governing body has claimed.
Sunday 10 April 2011
The Spring sunshine is set to drench the majority of the UK again today with more warm weather bringing a fine end to Britain's glorious "barbecue weekend".
Saturday 12 March 2011
Each week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a one-week Easter break in the Algarve, based on a family of four travelling together in mid-April...
Friday 04 March 2011
Alberto Contador plans to show an improvement in form at the Tour of Murcia starting today, following his fourth place at last month's Tour of Algarve on his return from a doping ban.
Friday 18 February 2011
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann today welcomed new information which suggests their daughter may be in America.
Saturday 12 February 2011
Friday 22 October 2010
A British man had an ear, two fingers and three toes cut off after being kidnapped in Portugal and tortured for 13 days over an alleged debt.
Saturday 02 October 2010
Sunday 05 September 2010
Saturday 21 August 2010
A 48-year-old British tourist has been arrested in Portugal on suspicion of taking photographs of children.
Friday 23 July 2010
Titus Bramble today completed his move from Wigan to Sunderland.
Monday 05 July 2010
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is "very happy" after becoming a father for the first time, according to reports.
Saturday 03 July 2010
Today: The House of Commons in London opens to the public on Saturdays. The year-round, 75-minute "blue badge" guided tours will supplement the seasonal summer opening and cost £14 per adult ( www.parliament.uk ).
Tuesday 25 May 2010
Sunday 02 May 2010
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'