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# Madeleine McCann

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2022
# Madeleine McCann
Madeleine McCann’s parents lose legal battle over Portuguese detective’s comments
The three-year-old vanished during a family holiday to Praia da Luz, Portugal, on May 3 2007.
# Madeleine McCann
New evidence found against Madeleine McCann prime suspect, prosecutor says
Convicted sex offender Christian Brueckner was declared a suspect in the case by Portuguese officials last month.
# Madeleine McCann
Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner denied parole in Germany – report
The convicted sex offender was declared an official suspect by Portuguese authorities last month.
# 15th anniversary
Madeleine McCann’s parents say finding out truth is ‘essential’ 15 years on
Kate and Gerry McCann wrote that although “uncertainty creates weakness”, they need closure on what happened to the toddler in 2007.
# Christian B
Madeleine McCann's parents 'welcome' declaration of official suspect in Germany
Madeleine went missing from her family’s holiday apartment in the Portuguese holiday resort of Praia da Luz in 2007.
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# Fifteen years
A poignant message to Madeleine McCann on her 18th birthday
A post with the words ‘we love you and we’re waiting for you’ appeared on the campaign’s Facebook page.
# Madeleine McCann
Madeleine McCann’s parents still cling to hope ahead of her 18th birthday
Kate and Gerry McCann said their missing daughter’s 18th birthday and the global pandemic have made this year even harder for the family.
# Portugal
German prosecutors probe Madeleine McCann suspect over 2004 rape of Irishwoman
The Brunswick prosecutor confirmed it today.
# Christian B
European court sides against Madeleine McCann suspect in separate rape case appeal
Maddie McCann went missing in Portugal in 2007 while on holiday with her family.
# Madeleine McCann
Police in Germany find 'hidden cellar' in search carried out as part of Madeleine McCann probe
The search in Hanover was linked to an investigation in which a 43-year-old man is a suspect.
# hannover
Police search garden plot in Germany for third day amid Madeleine McCann probe
Police are using excavators, sniffer dogs, shovels and rakes to investigate the plot.
# Hanover
Police search garden allotment in Germany as part of Madeleine McCann investigation
A garden allotment in the northern German city of Hanover is being searched, prosecutors said.
# Portugal
Police reopen 2004 rape case of Irishwoman after claims of link to Madeleine McCann suspect
Irish woman Hazel Behan, now aged 37, was viciously assaulted by a stranger in her Portuguese apartment 16 years ago.
# Disappearance
Portuguese police search wells in Madeleine McCann investigation
The Mirror reported that police and divers in the Algarve region examined three disused wells on Thursday.
# Disappearance
German prosecutors have 'concrete evidence' Madeleine McCann is dead
Three-year-old “Maddie” disappeared from the Portuguese holiday resort of Praia da Luz in 2007.
# kate and gerry mccann
Parents of Madeleine McCann deny receiving letter from investigators saying there is 'proof' of her death
Kate and Gerry McCann said reports are causing “unnecessary anxiety to friends and family and once again disrupted our lives”.
# Portugal
German prosecutor holds out slim hope Madeleine McCann could still be alive
A suspect in the case, who is currently serving a prison sentence, has been named as Christian Brueckner.
# Belgium
Belgium reopens cold case over possible link to Madeleine McCann suspect
Carola Titze (16) was found dead in July 1996 in the resort town of De Haan on the Belgian coast.
# german suspect
Madeleine McCann suspect is being ‘investigated over two other child disappearances’
Christian Brueckner has been linked to the disappearance of two children in 1996 and 2015.
# Praia da Luz
What we know about the suspect in Madeleine McCann's disappearance
The German national was 30 years old when three-year-old Madeleine vanished in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in 2007.
# Germany
German police treating Madeleine McCann investigation as murder, prosecutors 'assume she is dead'
The suspect has been described as a “sexual predator” who has in the past been convicted of crimes against children.
# Madeleine McCann
German prisoner identified as suspect in Madeleine McCann disappearance
Her parents Kate and Gerry said they will “never give up hope” of finding their daughter alive.
# A Decade On
Madeleine McCann disappeared 10 years ago today
Her parents say they haven’t lost hope of finding her.
# 10 years missing
McCann parents in TV interview: 'We still buy birthday presents for Madeleine'
The pair have spoken to the BBC to mark 10 years since the disappearance of their daughter.
# Maddie
Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel appeal over claim they were involved in cover up
A former investigator made the claims in a book about her disappearance.
# controversial book
Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel appeal over claims they were involved in her disappearance
Madeleine would turn 13 next month.
# Missing
Madeleine McCann's parents say they haven't given up hope of finding their daughter
It is Kate and Gerry McCann’s ninth Christmas without their daughter.
# Missing
There will be just 4 police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann
That number has been cut from 29.
# Scotland Yard
'Unlikely' that suitcase remains found in Australia are Madeleine McCann
Police have dismissed the speculation as ‘attention seeking’.
# Investigation
Sky News has tracked down one of many 'Internet trolls' abusing Maddie McCann's parents
A 67-page dossier detailing malicious internet postings has been sent to the Commissioner in Scotland Yard, according to the news channel.
# Maddie
‘Mr Amaral said you hid Madeleine’ - Kate McCann's son asked her about disappearance
The McCann’s are suing former police chief Goncalo Amaral for libel.
# Portugal
Madeleine McCann: Police conclude search with no significant finds
Around 20 investigators spent today scouring two areas either side of a highway on the outskirts of the Algarve resort of Praia da Luz.
# Portugal
Madeleine McCann: Police to question several suspects in the "very near future", reports
At least three “mostly Portuguese” suspects are to be questioned.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Labour Party leadership, marathons and job worries in Waterford.
# Missing
Madeleine McCann: Police search wasteland near holiday apartment
The area in Praia da Luz on the Algarve was cordoned off and police officers were seen in the area with sniffer dogs.
# Portugal
Madeleine McCann: Police begin ground searches near apartment complex
Earlier this year British detectives said they were looking for a paedophile who sexually abused five girls during break-ins at holiday homes between 2004 and 2010.
# Missing
Madeleine McCann: Police probe 18 cases where children were assaulted in holiday homes in Portugal
Police say they believe the 18 incidents in the Western Algarve could be linked.
# Missing
Madeleine McCann search: Police hunt intruder who sexually abused five children
Scotland Yard says it wants to identify a man who assaulted children in the area where Madeleine McCann went missing almost seven years ago.