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The UK police force investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann has denied a letter sent to her parents revealed evidence of her death.
Kate and Gerry McCann said suggestions they had received a letter from German prosecutors about their daughter's death were 'false'.
Kate and Gerry McCann have always vowed to continue searching for their daughter since her disappearance in Portugal 13 years ago.
A 43-year-old German national has been identified as the prime suspect in the toddler's disappearance.
Kate and Gerry McCann were at a restaurant in Scotland when they were photographed, it was reported.
The police investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance has cost almost £12 million.
Police have told the parents of Madeleine McCann they have two new lines of inquiry into her disappearance, it has been reported.
The Home Office has confirmed that it is considering an application from Scotland Yard for more funding to extend the investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance.
Police have put in a request to the Home Office to support the joint operation with Portuguese police.
The fund to find Madeleine McCann is set to run out by the end of this month, it has been reported.
The Home Office granted a request by the Metropolitan Police for more funds for the investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance.