Madeleine McCann’s parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, have been named official suspects by Portuguese police investigating their daughter’s disappearance.
The couple have been in the glare of the public eye since Madeleine vanished from their apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on 3 May.
Thanks to a high-profile campaign run by the McCann family, Madeleine’s face has rarely been out of the public consciousness.
But because of the lack of clues, and the Portuguese police’s secrecy laws, there are few firm details about what happened the night Madeleine went missing and the subsequent investigation.
Madeleine McCann went missing from her family’s holiday apartment at the Ocean Club, in Praia da Luz, on 3 May.
She was holidaying with her parents and her younger twin siblings.
Mrs McCann is understood to have told police that after tucking the children up in bed Madeleine – who was wearing pink pyjamas with the words “Sleepy Eeyore” on them – said: “Mummy, I’ve had the best day ever. I’m having lots and lots of fun.”
It is known Mr and Mrs McCann then went for dinner with a group of friends, at a tapas restaurant just 100 yards from the apartment.