Madeleine McCann’s mother named as suspect in disappearance

Madeleine McCann’s mother named as suspect in disappearance

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When the pretty daughter of attractive middle class couple the McCann’s disappeared in Portugal, the British media went mad.

When the Portuguese police named the mother Kate as an ‘aguida’, a suspect, many of the tabloids treated this as proof of her guilt. Kate and later her husband were vilified.

A year later, one newspaper group would pay £550,000 over these allegations.

It was a pyrrhic victory for the McCanns but the money doubled the Find Madeleine Fund and a new lead has recently developed...