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Latest Disappearance of Madeleine McCann Stories

2009-05-01 17:37:18

Madeleine McCann's mother says she keeps the missing British girl's room ready for her return, visiting it twice a day. Speaking to U.S. television host Oprah Winfrey in an interview, Kate McCann said: It's all ready. I go in about twice a day. Morning and evening, (I) just say hello. Tell her we're still going, you know, we're going to do everything we can to find her, People Magazine reported Friday. Kate McCann and her husband Gerry, who were once suspected in Madeleine's disappearance...

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2009-04-30 16:49:24

Kate and Gerry McCann's appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show is to air in England, a day after its U.S. broadcast, NBC Universal Global Networks said. Diva TV, which transmits The Oprah Winfrey Show in the United Kingdom, said Thursday it will broadcast the British couple's first U.S. interview next Tuesday night. Viewers will see a digitally created photo that shows how Madeleine McCann might look today at age 6. The little girl disappeared in 2007 while on vacation with her family at a...

2008-09-12 21:00:27

An 8-year-old girl found on the Greek island of Kos is believed to be Denise Pipitone, who was abducted four years ago in Italy. Investigators said that the girl has a birthmark on her face under one eye as Denise did and that she appears to be able to speak only Italian, The Daily Mail reported. She was with a Roma woman who admitted under questioning she is not the child's mother. Piera Pipitone, the missing girl's mother, said that she has had to endure numerous false alarms since her...

2008-08-13 18:00:43

A POSSIBLE sighting of Madeleine McCann in Belgium has been ruled out, the Belgian authorities have said. The father of a young blonde girl captured on CCTV in Brussels on August 4 came forward last night to explain that his daughter was not the missing girl. Lieve Pellens, of the Belgian federal prosecutor's office, said: "He saw this picture and obviously for him it was very easy recognising the girl accompanied by a woman in a veil. It's her nanny - she is a young Moroccan woman who is...

2008-08-12 15:00:00

A girl spotted in Belgium who looked like Madeleine McCann, who has been missing for 15 months, has been identified as another child. The girl, who was walking with a woman wearing an Islamic hair covering, was reported by a security guard at a Brussels bank and her image was captured by security cameras. The resemblance to Madeleine was close enough that her parents, British doctors Kate and Gerry McCann, couldn't say for certain whether the girl was their daughter. But a Brussels man says...

2008-08-12 12:02:06

By Sam Marsden A possible sighting of Madeleine McCann in Belgium has been ruled out, the Belgian authorities said today. The father of a young blonde girl captured on CCTV in Brussels on August 4 came forward last night to explain that his daughter was not the missing girl. Lieve Pellens, spokeswoman for the Belgian federal prosecutor's office, said: "He saw this picture and obviously for him it was very easy recognising the girl accompanied by a woman in a veil. "It's her nanny - she...

2008-07-21 18:00:13

KATE and Gerry McCann are widely expected to be formally cleared today by the Portuguese authorities of involvement in their daughter Madeleine's disappearance. Portugal's attorneygeneral, Fernando Jose Pinto Monteiro, has promised to announce a "solution" to a case that has gripped the world since Madeleine vanished on May 3 last year. But it is believed that police and prosecutors will be forced to admit they cannot prove what happened to Madeleine and must therefore shelve the...

2008-07-21 15:00:25

Portuguese authorities said they cleared Gerry and Kate McCann Monday in the disappearance of their daughter, Madeleine, for lack of evidence against them. Clarence Mitchell, the McCanns' spokesman, says that the couple were not surprised by the news, The Times of London reported. There is a degree of relief but no air of celebration whatsoever, he said. They should never have been arguidos (official suspects). The fact that they have emerged from this without being charged proves that....

2008-07-01 09:00:17

Portuguese officials said Tuesday the investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance will be shelved because of lack of evidence. While effectively ending the 14-month probe, police said their investigation could be reopened if new evidence surfaces, The Times of London reported. The British girl disappeared in May 2007 shortly before her fourth birthday while she and her parents were vacationing in Algarve, Portugal. Police said they didn't find any evidence against Madeleine's...

2007-08-11 18:15:00

By Mark Cowan CRIME CORRESPONDENT SCIENTIFIC sleuths in Birmingham have been thrust into the spotlight bcause their expertise could hold the key to solving two shocking crimes. DNA detectives at the Forensic Science Service labs in the city have been asked to analyse blood samples found in the hotel room where missing Madeleine McCann was last seen alive. The city's very own Crime Scene Investigators were also on hand to help police in the search for the body of missing Birmingham man...


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