News British girl Madeleine McCann, who was allegedy abducted 03 May 2007 from the resort apartment where she was on vacation with her family in the Algarve

British police reportedly made the request to their Portuguese counterparts in a recent meeting between the two forces

Taxi driver's Madeleine McCann 'sighting' ignored

A taxi driver who believes he picked up Madeleine McCann the night after she vanished has claimed that Portuguese police ignored his report.

Portuguese police to review Madeleine case

Portuguese police will review the Madeleine McCann case.

Scotland Yard detectives have flown to Spain as part of their review of the Madeleine McCann case

Portugal police review Madeleine McCann case

Portuguese police have launched a review of the Madeleine McCann case.

The McCanns in Leicester last week

McCanns recount trial by tabloid press over their missing daughter

Since the three-year-old Madeleine McCann vanished from a holiday villa in Portugal in May 2007, her parents have been accused of everything from selling their child to hiding her body in a freezer. Yesterday at the High Court, the "national scandal" of Kate and Gerry McCann's trial by the tabloid press was emotionally retraced.

Gerry and Kate McCann arrive at the Leveson Inquiry yesterday

McCanns relive the ordeal: papers said we killed and even sold Madeleine

Mother tells of how she felt 'violated' by the press after her daughter's disappearance

McCann plea for support in missing person cases

Nothing protects the families of missing people left behind, Kate McCann has said.

Madeleine probe 'a ludicrous waste'

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.

'Help us again' in hunt for Madeleine

Kate and Gerry McCann have urged the public to get behind the search for their missing daughter Madeleine as they did when she disappeared more than four years ago.

Christina Patterson: Kate McCann is in media purgatory

She has held fast to the belief in the media as the path to a kind of heaven. For this, she has come near to selling her soul

Madeleine McCann: A new film to remind us of her disappearance

She has been gone 1,000 days. If she is alive, she will soon be seven. The McCanns' search goes on

McCanns join run to support missing people charity

The parents of Madeleine McCann today joined 450 runners to take part in a 10km fun run for missing people.

Police failed to follow up on Madeleine sighting

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.

Andreas Whittam Smith: Self-regulation of the press works

This is poacher and gamekeeper territory and stray passers-by have little to contribute

McCanns launch new attack on Madeleine hunt police

Kate and Gerry McCann today criticised the "heartbreaking" failure by police to investigate new leads in their daughter Madeleine's disappearance as they called for a full case review.

Detective fails to overturn Madeleine McCann book ban

Former Portuguese detective Goncalo Amaral today lost an attempt to overturn a ban on his book claiming that Madeleine McCann is dead, a spokeswoman for the child's parents said.

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