New lines of enquiry were the reason behind Portuguese police re-opening the Madeleine McCann case, according to the Metropolitan Police.
British and Portuguese police have spoken about the two investigations and the Met confirmed that Madeleine's parents Kate and Gerry McCann have been kept informed with the new developments.
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