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British police continue Madeleine interviews in Portugal

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are continuing to interview 11 witnesses in Portugal.

British police are in the Algarve, where they have been sitting in on interviews conducted by Portuguese officers.

Some of those interviewed are understood to be former staff at the Ocean Club, where the McCanns were staying when Madeleine disappeared.

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McCann case: Police in Portugal to question witnesses

British police are expected to arrive in Portugal today to question a number of people over the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

Madeleine McCann disappeared on holiday in Portugal in 2007 Credit: PA

The three-year-old, from Rothley in Leicestershire, went missing from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in Portugal in 2007.

Scotland Yard detectives will be expected to interview Robert Murat, who was arrested as part of the Portuguese police investigation into her disappearance at the time.

As well as questioning seven suspects, four other people will be interviewed as potential witnesses.

British police travelled to Portugal over the summer and spent eight days searching three areas of Praia da Luz, but found no new evidence.

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