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News digests and reviews of the missing child in the news. Madeleine McCann vanished on Thursday, 3 May 2007 from a rented holiday flat in Praia da Luz, Portugal. Madeleine, on holiday with her twin siblings and parents Kate and Gerry McCann,became the biggest news story of the past decade. We’ve followed it closely ever since the story broke.

Madeleine McCann gets dragged into the Amanda Berry story – Charlene Downs and Ben Needham are ignored

Missing Women Found

THE story of Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus’s escape from a suburban prison is made made relevant to a British audience by the mention of missing child Madeleine McCann, the benchmark of not only missing children but now … READ ON

Posted: 8th, May 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: April Jones PR and Robert Murat wants a reconstruction

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MADELEINE MCCANN: the sixth anniversary of her vanishing looms. The Express and Star lead with the McCanns, ‘Our Maddie’s parents. Kate and Gerry McCann.

The Star leads with the news that April Jones is in their prayers.

Tracey Kandohla reports … READ ON

Posted: 5th, May 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: six years of staring

Girl missing in Algarve

AS summer looms, so the tabloids press f9 on the keyboard and turn to the unresolved story of Madeleine McCann. On page 35, the Sun reports on the missing child’s parents, Gerry and Kate McCann’s visit to the ITV’s DaybreakREAD ON

Posted: 3rd, May 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: the Costa Teguise angle gets revised

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THE 62-year-old arrested as part of an investigation into the alleged abduction of a three-year-old girl at Costa Teguise, Lanzarote, has been released on bail. The Press Association has sent that news to all publishers.

The man has been bailed … READ ON

Posted: 16th, April 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: tabloids monster James Lawlor

maddie lanzaroteTHE Daily Star’s allegedNEW MADDIE CHILD SNATCHER” is said by the Sun to be one James Lawlor, a 62-year-old father of two. He was arrested at his London home after a British man claimed he had stopped … READ ON

Posted: 12th, April 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: appeal leads to arrest of man suspected of attempting kidnap in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

mccann lanzarote“HUNT FOR NEW MADDIE FIEND,” declares the Daily Star’s front-page headline.

Keyan Milanian reports:

A BRIT has spoken of the “shocking” moment his daughter was caught up in a suspected kidnap bid that mirrored the Madeleine McCann case.

A child … READ ON

Posted: 11th, April 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Kate McCann’s London Marathon ‘death threat’ sickens Frankie Boyle’s Sun

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MADELEINE McCann: Anorak’s at-a-glance look at the missing child in the news. As another anniversary of her vanishing approaches, the mainstream media one again picks up the story:

The Sun: “Marathon gun nut’s threat to kill Kate”

Cops probe

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Posted: 17th, March 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: six or eight British cleaners in a ‘mysterious’ white van

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MADELEINE McCCAN: Police are ‘hunting’ for 6 British cleaners. The Sun leads with :

“Maddie: hunt for 6 Brit cleaners”

These cleaners were working in Portugal around the time the child vanished. And, erm, that’s pretty much it.

Although, these … READ ON

Posted: 15th, March 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Interpol seek Russell Hobbs and Morphy Richards

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DO you know Russell Hobbs? What about Morphy Richards? Following news of a family of kettle thieve in Cyprus, who was accompanied by a child the victim claims looked like Madeleine McCann, the Express announces:

Calls to DNA test ‘Madeleine

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Posted: 10th, March 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann and the Cyprus toaster thieves

TO Cyprus, where Madeleine McCann has been spotted. Maybe. The Financial Mirror reports:

Cyprus police have confirmed local media reports of a sighting of a child that looked like missing girl Madeleine McCann, informing Interpol that the child may have

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Posted: 7th, March 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: What really happend with the troll Tony Bennett and Peter Tobin

ON Thursday last, Tony Bennett, 65, was given a three months prison sentence suspended for one year for publishing claims that Kate and Gerry McCann caused their daughter Madeleine’s death. There is, of course, no proof that the child has … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, February 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Gerry McCann says ‘Madeleine and her safety is often treated with complete contempt’

MADELEINE McCANN: Kate and Gerry McCann want Lord Leveson proposals on media regulation be implemented in full.

They should not get their way. Press Freedom means what it says. No buts. Why should journalists be held to ethical and moral … READ ON

Posted: 17th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is Madeleine McCann in Ukraine? No – but her posters are

MADELEINE McCann was not in New Zealand. The DNA taken from an innocent child in New Zealand proved that she was not stolen by her parents. Kiwi police then told media:

“Given that there is conclusive evidence that their

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Posted: 15th, February 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: A jailed troll and police swab kids in New Zealand

MADELEINE McCann is back in the news. Why? Well, the Daily Star has news:

MADELEINE MCCANN PARENTS WANT JAIL FOR EX-SOLICITOR’S ‘SLUR’

It’s Tony Bennettt. Regular Anorak readers will know why comments on this story are not enabled.

Doctors Kate

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Posted: 6th, February 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: On the road to Brazil with dead Raymond Hewlett

THE Sunday Express has shocking news. The front-page headline screams: “MADDIE KIDNAP PHOTO SHOCK.

Can it be true? Is it possible that missing Madeleine McCann still sells newspapers? (Surely, ‘been found alive and well’ – ed.) The sub-headline is … READ ON

Posted: 20th, January 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann spotted in New Zealand for fifth time

IS Madeleine McCann in New Zealand? The New Zealand Herald reports:

Senior Sergeant John Fookes told local media police were informed of the sighting on New Year’s Eve and about 70 police officers were instructed to look out for the

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Posted: 3rd, January 2013 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Robert Murat’s mum is writing a book

MADELEINE McCann: Gerry McCann has called for all the recommendations raised in Lord Leveson’s Report on media standards to be made State sanctioned. He and his wife Kate McCann undoubtedly suffered at the hands of a voracious media. Others also … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, December 2012 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Did Raymond Hewlett ‘take Maddy’?

THE Daily Mirror asks on its front page: “DID He Take Maddy?” It’s Raymond Hewlett, the convicted and dead paedophile. The Mirror says “Cold case cops to quiz Bris about child rapist.

Hewlett is the man who … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, November 2012 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: McCanns no longer hire private detectives

THE Express, as ever, has no news of Madeleine McCann. But it does have news of the hunt for her:

MADDIE MCCANN PRIVATE EYES CALLED OF (sic)

James Murray and Tracey Kandohia have no news:

KATE and Gerry

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Posted: 28th, October 2012 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comments (19) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


April Jones: Kay Burley makes them weep as troll-faced Amanda Platell spots paedos everywhere

APRIL Jones: The five-year-old went missing from the Bryn Y Gog estate in Machynlleth, Wales. The news round-up:

Daily Mail (front page): “April’s family release poignant new photos as hope for her fades”

Daily Mirror (front page): I saw April … READ ON

Posted: 6th, October 2012 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (10) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Frankie Boyle says Jimmy Savile is shagging Madeleine McCann in heaven

YOU never saw Kate Middleton’s breasts on the news. You never saw the Innocence of Muslims film on the news. And on This is Leicester, you can’t see the tweet that triggered the headline:

Outrage at Frankie Boyle’s offensive

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Posted: 2nd, October 2012 | In: Celebrities, Madeleine McCann | Comments (21) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann and the hunt for a Portuguese smoker

THE Daily Express has news of Madeleine McCann. Yes, We know.

MADDIE MCCANN MAY HAVE BEEN WATCHED FROM BALCONY, WITNESS TELLS YARD

James Murray has more:

A KEY witness with potentially vital ­evidence about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann has

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Posted: 25th, September 2012 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stephen Street, Colette McPartland and Madeleine McCann is Scarlett

TOM Rawstorne has a question for Daily Mail readers – and it involves Madeleine McCcann:

Is Maddie the reason this girl was taken into care? Portuguese police say her British parents were too drunk to look after her… but the

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Posted: 16th, September 2012 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Annecy Lake Murders: Madeleine McCann, Laurent Fillion-Robin and ideas

THE ANNECY Lake murders: the murders of four people in the French Alps have been knocked off the front pages by the London 2012 Paralympics closing ceremony. Feel good beats a murder mystery. But there are reports:

The TelegraphREAD ON

Posted: 10th, September 2012 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann is spotted more often because she’s missing, says detective

WHEN we read that a German tourist has spotted Madeleine McCann on a flight from Ibiza, we wondered why he din’t shout out her name or take a really clear photograph? Still, he did his best. And the Olive PressREAD ON

Posted: 4th, September 2012 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0