The parents of Madeleine McCann believe it would be an "important step forward" if Portuguese police reopened the investigation into the disappearance of their daughter.
A spokesman for the couple told the Daily Mirror: “Kate and Gerry don’t want to get their hopes up too much. But if the Portuguese do resume their investigation it would be a significant development and an important step forward.”
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The heavy showers will ease off this weekend.
Hefty showers and longer, slow moving downpours into this evening and again on Saturday - some lively with thunder.