Madeleine five year anniversary

Kate and Gerry McCann have told ITV News they are 'hopeful' they will find their daughter Madeleine on the fifth anniversary of her disappearance. Portuguese police say they have no grounds to re-open the case.

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McCanns: What will Madeleine be like?

Kate and Gerry McCann have spoken to Mary Nightingale on the eve of the five-year anniversary of Madeleine's disappearance.

Kate has described how she coped in April last year when Madeleine had been away from them longer than they had had her:

It had been a day that had been etched in my mind. But we've gone beyond that now. In the early days and weeks I was counting the days, counting the weeks and thinking my goodness what will she be like, how will she be - we've gone beyond that now.

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Kate McCann: It's hard to imagine Madeleine's return

Kate McCann has said that she finds it too difficult to imagine a reunion with Madeleine:

It's almost like it's so good it's so beautiful that I don't want to take myself there and it not to be real.

Obviously I've had a few dreams along the way and they have been so tangible that it has been incredibly painful, because that's what we want every day.

– Kate McCann

McCanns to urge Portuguese police to reopen hunt for missing Madeleine

Kate and Gerry McCann are expected to call on Portuguese authorities to reopen the case into their daughter's disappearance.

Madeleine went missing while on holiday with her family five years ago.

Daybreak's Richard Gaisford reports from the town of Praia Da Luz where Madeleine went missing. He says police there are reluctant to reopen the investigation.

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