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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.

Kate McCann 'more driven then ever' to search for missing Madeleine

The mother of Madeleine McCann has said she is "more driven than ever" to continue to search for her daughter, ahead of the eighth anniversary of her disappearance.

Kate and Gerry McCann's daughter Madeline went missing in 2007 Credit: PA Wire

Madeleine, from Rothley in Leicestershire, went missing while on a family holiday in Praia de Luz, Portugal, on 3 May 2007.

Kate McCann spoke as she announced she will lead a 500-mile charity bike ride from Edinbugh to London in June, to raise money for a missing persons charity.

As the eighth anniversary of our daughter Madeleine's abduction is upon us, I'm more driven than ever to continue the search for Madeleine and to help other families who face the pain of a child being missing. All of us can play a part in helping this important charity.

– Kate McCann
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