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McCann libel hearing postponed

Gerry McCann has said he is "disappointed" after hoping to give evidence at the family's libel trial against a former Portuguese detective - only for the hearing to be postponed.

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Gerry McCann: 'Damage caused to search for Madeleine'

Gerry McCann said that he was not expecting the hearing to be delayed at a Lisbon court. He was in hoping to give evidence in the family's libel case against a former detective. The hearing was postponed because the defence lawyer had to care for his ill son.

Gerry McCann attended court in Lisbon Credit: ITV News

Mr McCann said: "The law has changed, and I think that Kate and I know better than anyone else what we have experienced, and what we have gone through, the facts of the file and the damage that has been caused to the search for Madeleine."

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