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Madeleine case review 'progress'

Scotland Yard detectives reviewing the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have said they are "encouraged by the progress we are making" and have identified at least "a handful of people of interest" in connection with the case.

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'New potential suspects' in Madeleine McCann case

A number of new potential suspects in the Madeleine McCann disappearance case have been identified, the London Evening Standard reports.

Madeleine McCann went missing in 2007. Credit: PA

Scotland Yard investigators told the newspaper there are people "of interest" to the inquiry, after they carried out a review of the case.

Detective Chief Superintendent Hamish Campbell, who heads Scotland Yard's Homicide and Serious Crime Command, said a "good number" of individuals should be questioned and urged Portuguese police to investigate the new leads.

Madeleine went missing from an apartment in Praia de Luz, Portugal, in 2007 while her parents Kate and Gerry McCann were in a restaurant nearby.

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