Christian Brueckner (l) and Madeleine McCann (r)

Madeleine McCann chief suspect 'plotted to abduct and sell' a child while working in Algarve resort, it is claimed

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Christian Brückner appeared in court in the northern city of Braunschweig, facing three allegations of rape and two of sexual abuse

Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner seen for first time in four years as he faces rape charges in German court

Christian Brueckner's lawyer has said he thinks he can get an acquittal for the Madeleine McCann suspect.

Christian Brueckner’s lawyer pledges to clear Madeleine McCann prime suspect of rape charges and free him from jail

Christian Brueckner is the main suspect in Madeleine McCann's disappearance

German Madeleine McCann suspect 'tried to recruit man to kidnap child' in Portugal a week before she vanished

Christian Brueckner is the main suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Madeleine McCann suspect 'had notes of child rape fantasies' as prosecutor says they give an 'insight into his mind'

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Madeleine McCann faker Julia Wendell admits she’s not Maddie, tells of regrets and says 'I wanted to know the truth'

New charges against Christian Brueckner have been revealed.

Madeleine McCann suspect ‘snatched child’ days before toddler vanished and ‘filmed himself assaulting another girl’

Madeleine McCann's parents say they hope perseverance will lead to results

Madeleine McCann's parents issue fresh statement as they say their search will 'eventually yield results'

The prime suspect in the Madeleine McCann case is finding it difficult being accused of her kidnapping.

Madeleine McCann prime suspect 'struggling with pressure of being accused of one of most infamous crimes'

German investigators have discovered "evidence" of Madeleine McCann

Madeleine McCann detectives 'have just weeks to crack investigation into prime suspect' as it 'verges on collapse'

Christian Brueckner is alleged to have taken 'trophies' from his victims in the past.

Madeleine McCann suspect 'may have taken pictures of missing toddler and buried them underground'

Christian Brueckner was sent a message saying "MM" by a paedophile in an online chat

Madeleine McCann cops probe cryptic 'MM' message sent to German suspect which 'could be part of the puzzle'

Maddie went missing from a holiday complex in the Algarve in May 2007

Portuguese police apologise to the McCanns over their handling of Madeleine's disappearance in 2007

Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner can be charged over sex offences in Portugal, German court rules

Child rape trial against Madeleine McCann prime suspect Christian Brueckner can go ahead, German court rules

A key witness has claimed suspect Christian Brueckner told him ‘she didn’t scream’

Case against German Madeleine McCann suspect 'faces collapse as key witness threatens to withdraw help'

A key witness has claimed suspect Christian Brueckner told him ‘she didn’t scream’

Madeleine McCann suspect 'begs friends to support him in court' over child sex charges

Police hunting Madeleine McCann issue update after reservoir search

'Please don’t expect too much': Detectives hunting reservoir for Madeleine McCann issue update

Police are set to reveal an update on the Madeleine McCann search

Police hunting for Madeleine McCann's body in suspect's 'little paradise' set to reveal major update

A key witness has claimed suspect Christian Brueckner told him ‘she didn’t scream’

Key Madeleine McCann witness reveals moment suspect Christian Brueckner 'confessed' and how 'she didn’t scream'

Madeleine McCann went missing in 2007

Police searching for Madeleine McCann 'face new roadblock' after lake search provides nothing 'of use'

Christian Brueckner is the prime suspect in the case of Madeleine McCann's disappearance.

Madeleine McCann suspect may be released before German investigation ends but under '24/7 surveillance'

Police said: 'A number of items were seized as part of the operation'

Madeleine McCann police seize 'a number of items' after reservoir search in Portugal

Madeleine McCann detectives reportedly have been hunting for a camera with pictures of victims

Madeleine McCann detectives hunting a camera which could contain images of her and two other victims

Material collected in the latest search for Madeleine McCann will be sent for testing in Germany, Portuguese police have said.

‘Clue found’ in Madeleine McCann case during three-day search at Algarve reservoir

Material collected in the latest search for Madeleine McCann will be sent for testing in Germany, Portuguese police have said.

'Material collected' by Madeleine McCann investigators to be sent for testing as reservoir hunt ends

The search has now come to an end after three days.

Madeleine McCann detectives end search of remote Portuguese reservoir after removing a number of bags

Investigators will search a remote reservoir in Portugal on Thursday

'Credible evidence' that Madeleine McCann prime suspect visited reservoir 'days after she vanished'

The hunt for missing tot Madeleine has been redoubled after cops investigating Christian Brueckner found new evidence in a search

Madeleine McCann cops search wooded area with sniffer dogs as reservoir hunt continues

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