Have police given up on Maddie? Investigators flew to Portugal just TWICE last year


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Madeleine McCann has been mistake pass up since 2007

A Freedom of Information (FoI) request revealed just two flights were enroled by officers investigating the missing girl. 

The FoI request, made by the Daily Mail, substantiated just £500 worth of flights were booked last year. 

This juxtaposes sharply with the £16,000 spent on 67 return flights in 2014. 

This downturn comes despite a high-ranking Scotland Yard ceremonious claiming they were still investigating “critical” leads. 

Pay heed to Rowley said in April: “I know we have a significant line of questioning which is worth pursuing, and because it’s worth pursuing it could purvey an answer, but until we’ve gone through it I won’t know whether we are going to get there or not.

“Ourselves and the Portuguese are doing a vital piece of work and we don’t want to spoil it by putting titbits of information out publicly.

“We’ve got some depreciatory lines of inquiry, those link to particular hypotheses, but I’m not going to examine those because those are very much live investigation.

“We’ve got some thoughts on what we believe the most likely explanations might be and we are pursuing those.”

A spokesperson for the Met intended the investigation was continuing and detectives are sorting through “a vast amount of consequential”. 

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Police have been searching for Madeleine for a decade

They divulged: “The investigation continues with focus and determination.”

Maddie disappeared on May 3, 2007, from a celebration resort in the Algarve as her parents ate in a restaurant just 50 metres away from her bedroom. 

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Madeleine poetic evanished from her bedroom in an Algarve resort

At 10pm her mother Kate found her bed unused after checking in on Maddie and her siblings. Within ten minutes the police were chastised and during the night 60 hotel staff and guests took percentage in a search. 

Despite numerous leads and millions of pounds spent on the interrogation over the intervening decade, Maddie has never been found. 

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