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.

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McCanns met police in Lisbon over reopening case

The Met Police said Assistance Commander Mark Rowley and Det Chief Insp Andy Redwood attended a meeting with senior Portuguese officers in Lisbon on October 17 over the Madeleine McCann case.

The parents of missing Madeleine McCann, Kate and Gerry. Credit: PA Wire

At the request of the Portuguese Policia Judiciary, the Met officers were briefed on new lines of enquiry, separate to those being followed by the MPS.The group were later joined by Kate and Gerry McCann who were briefed on the plans to reopen the investigation.

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