Anorak | Madeleine McCann: Shooting A Plea

Madeleine McCann: Shooting A Plea

by | 30th, August 2007

Maddywatch Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann

DAILY EXPRESS, front page: ‘SYRINGE FOUND IN MADELEINE’S APARTMENT’: Parents’ anger at new claims they drugged her. (Plus pages 4 and 5, with logo: THE HUNT FOR MADELEINE: Day 119”).

THE WORLD’S GREATEST NEWSPAPER brings new Maddy gossip the “dramatic” claim in the Portuguese press that the McCanns might have been sedating their children to help them sleep, and accidentally given Madeleine an overdose.

DAILY TELEGRAPH , page 14: School peg waiting but Maddy misses her very first day

The paper publishes its version of a story run in other papers yesterday, when the headteacher said that a place had been kept for Madeleine.

THE TIMES , page 23: Father’s plea to Madeleine abductor

The paper records that Gerry McCann issued an appeal to Madeleine’s abductor, saying: “It is not too late to do the right thing.”

DAILY MAIL , page 41: Save your soul and give us back our Madeleine, pleads father

The paper says the appeal “was being seen as a last-ditch attempt by Mr McCann and his wife Kate to get their daughter back before making the painful decision to return home to Rothley, Leicestershire, after almost four months in the Algarve.”


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