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Madeleine McCann: Blonde Child Seen In Morocco

by | 26th, September 2007

madeleine-mccann-morocco.jpg MADDYWATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann.

DAILY MAIL front page: “Could this be Maddie?”

Readers see a picture of a child being carried on a woman’s back “The intriguing picture being probed by Interpol.”

Pages 10 and 11: “Could this really be Maddie?”

This is the picture of a girl “in the clutches of a group of Moroccans”. The picture was taken four weeks ago near Tangiers by Spaniard Clara Torres.

DAILY MIRROR front page: “MADDY IN MOROCCO?”

Readers see the same picture. The Full “astonishing story” is on pages 4 and 5.

Pages 4 and 5: “COULD IT BE?” Less the full story than another question.

“GERRY: I KNOW WE WILL BE CLEARED” Gerry McCann says he and his wife “wanted to be eliminated from the enquiry as quickly as possible”. Some news.

THE SUN front page: “MOROCCO PHOTO SENSATION. IS THIS MADDIE?”

The picture is “sensational”. It has been described as “convincing”, but by whom is not said.

Pages 4 and 5: “GERRY & KATE: IT COULD BE HER MADDIE PARENTS HOPE AT SIGHTING SENSATION.”

Clara Torres is talking on Spanish radio. She looks at the photo. Says she: “It sent shivers down my spine.”

DAILY EXPRESS front page: “NOW A ‘PHOTO’ OF MADELEINE IN MOROCCO.”

‘Photo’ is placed in quotes lest readers mistake the picture for a ‘SNAP’ or a ‘SHOT’.

Spanish Government official Jose Herrero Arcas says: “The National Police received a photograph by email taken by a young Spanish couple who believe it shows Madeleine McCann. The quality of the photograph is not very clear and it was taken from around 200 metres away. However, the National Police are taking the claim

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