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CPS in Portugal over Madeleine

UK Government lawyers travelled to Portugal to discuss new leads in the case of missing Madeleine McCann with their Portuguese counterparts, it has been confirmed.

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Madeleine case review identified 'people of interest'

Scotland Yard's review of the investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance, called Operation Grange, was launched in May 2011.

Madeleine McCann's parents, Kate and Gerry, have said the police seem 'more determined than ever' Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

As they marked the sixth anniversary of Madeleine's disappearance last month, Kate and Gerry McCann said they were encouraged by Operation Grange and that the police seemed "more determined than ever".

Home Secretary Theresa May is set to announce a full-scale Scotland Yard investigation into Maddie's disappearance.

A full investigation would allow police to interview suspects in Britain, though they would seek the assistance of the Portuguese to carry out there inquiries there.

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