British detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann tonight arrived in Portugal as part of the ongoing investigation to establish what happened to her.
Det Chief Supt Andy Redwood, who is leading the inquiry, traveled to the Algarve with a team of officers a day after the Metropolitan Police confirmed their investigation is moving towards the next phase.
It may include a fresh search of land around the apartment the three year old went missing from in May 2007. A Met spokesman declined to comment.
More top news
In an embarrassing setback for the president, Republicans failed to reach the number of votes to pass his new healthcare act into law.
It will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine, with temperatures reaching 12 or 13 Celsius (54 to 55F).
Some of Britain's biggest stars of the stage and screen will be honoured at Buckingham Palace later today.