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Find Madeleine twitter account to close due to 'abuse'

Madeleine McCann went missing in Portugal in 2007 aged three Credit: PA

The Find Madeleine twitter account is to close "within the next few days" because of "continuous abuse and negativity" towards the campaign.

Madeleine McCann, from Rothley in Leicestershire, was three when she disappeared on a family holiday on the Algarve in Portugal eight years ago.

Kate McCann nears end of charity challenge for Missing People

Kate McCann, mother of missing girl Madeleine McCann, sets off for the Missing People Cycle Challenge from Edinburgh Credit: PA

The mother of Madeleine McCann will arrive in London today to finish her bike ride to raise funds and awareness for the charity Missing People.

Kate McCann, from Rothley in Leicestershire, set off from Edinburgh last weekend and has so far covered more than 400 miles on her journey.

It has been 8 years since Madeleine was abducted while on holiday with her family in Portugal. She was 4 at the time.

Kate is part of a 20-strong group of cyclists who are hoping to raise £10,000 for the charity. They will have cycled 500 miles at the end of the trip.

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