British police reportedly made the request to their Portuguese counterparts in a recent meeting between the two forces
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Sunday 18 April 2010
I'm just repacking my suitcase for our family holiday to the Algarve. Out go the flip-flops, in come the waterproofs. You see, I've just checked the five-day forecast for that part of the world and it predicts heavy showers followed by thunderstorms followed by more heavy showers – up until we step on the plane to go home. The word "disappointed" barely sums up the mood in our house as I write.
Saturday 10 April 2010
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Portuguese detectives failed to ask for any follow-up investigation after a young girl resembling Madeleine McCann was caught on CCTV in New Zealand, it emerged today.
Thursday 25 February 2010
After British Airways cabin voted in favour of a strike this week with no indication of when staff might walk out (other than a promise not to strike over Easter), many of you may be feeling uneasy about choosing flights with the flag-carrying airline between now and May.
Monday 08 February 2010
A month-long testing programme in southern Europe is being undertaken by the MTECH team ahead of the forthcoming Avon Tyres British GT Championship season. The Algarve circuit in Portugal and the Spanish tracks of Jerez and Monteblanco are on the schedule for MTECH and its Ferrari 430 Scuderia.
Saturday 06 February 2010
So there we were, shades on, hair bleached by the sun, kicking back with a few cold ones in the beach-front bar, swapping gnarly surfer tales with the gnarly surfer dudes, as the waves crashed against the sand below and a vast blood-orange sun began its spectacular slow-dive into the wild Atlantic beyond.
Tuesday 12 January 2010
A libel trial will start today of a former senior Portuguese detective who published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann died inside her parents' apartment.
Saturday 05 December 2009
Wednesday 16 September 2009
Monday 14 September 2009
Ulster detective leading the hunt on why he thinks she’s being held captive just like Jaycee Dugard
Saturday 22 August 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
A judge is expected to give his ruling today on whether an England football fan convicted of involvement in a riot during the Euro 2004 tournament should be extradited to Portugal to serve a prison term.
Friday 07 August 2009
The new suspect being hunted in connection with the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is a "highly significant person of interest" to the investigation, the family's spokesman said today.
Wednesday 05 August 2009
Sunday 12 July 2009
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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