Madeleine appeal: 1,000 replies

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have received nearly 1,000 calls and emails in response to a fresh appeal for information.

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Ruling out sighting was 'revelation' in Madeleine case

Evidence gathered to rule out the sighting of a man and child previously thought to be Madeleine McCann and her abductor has been described as a "revelation" by police investigating the three-year-old's disappearance.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Redwood told BBC's Crimewatch programme why the revision of the 9:15pm sighting in the timeline of the night of May 3 2007 has had such significance on the investigation.

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