McCanns pleased at renewed Madeleine search

Kate and Gerry McCann have said they are "very pleased" that significant activity has taken place in Praia da Luz over the last 10 days.

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Specialist equipment being used in Madeleine search

British police have arrived in Portugal where officers have cordoned off an area of waste land in Praia da Luz in the search for Madeleine McCann.

The activity comes a fortnight after the force said it was working through every credible line of enquiry but Scotland Yard said it would not give a running commentary on the developments.

Specialist equipment is being used to spot signs of any disturbed earth.

ITV News Correspondent Martin Geissler reports from Praia da Luz.

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