Undated handout photo of Madeleine McCann. Portuguese prosecutors have reopened the investigation into the disappearance of the missing child. Photograph: PA Wire

Portuguese police have reopened their investigation into the disappearance of British child Madeleine McCann six years ago.Madeleine, from Leicestersh(...)

A combination photo shows two e-fit images released by the Metropolitan Police yesterday  of a man they want to identify and trace in connection with their investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in 2007.  Photograph: Metropolitan Police/Reuters

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have shifted the emphasis of their inquiry to an Irish family’s evidence after discovering (...)

 Madeleine McCann’s parents Gerry and Kate McCann said they were  “greatly encouraged” by new information about the disappearance of their daughter. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Madeleine McCann’s parents are “greatly encouraged” by new information about the disappearance of their daughter.A reconstruction of the “latest, most(...)

Even the idea of a “royal charter” sounds almost quaint from this side of the Irish Sea but there’s been nothing genteel about the loud and mos(...)