Thousands have responded to renewed McCann call

Earlier this month, detectives searching for Madeleine McCann ruled out the key sighting that underpinned the original Portuguese investigation and released e-fit images of a different man they wish to speak to who was seen carrying a child on the night she went missing.

Police released two e-fits of the same man they want to speak to in connection with Madeleine's disappearance. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Thousands of calls have been made to police in both the UK and across Europe following the recent appeal.

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Madeleine case reopened

The Portuguese attorney general has said the formal investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance is to be reopened due to new leads in the case. Her parents say they are "very pleased" at the news.