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Madeleine McCann prime suspect 'trying to exploit loophole' to get out of jail

18 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Maddie McCann suspect Christian Brueckner will find out in three weeks if he is likely to be released through a complex legal loophole after he was convicted of raping an American woman in Portugal in 2005
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Madeleine McCann suspect appealing rape conviction and demanding to be freed

Madeleine McCann suspect appealing rape conviction and demanding to be freed

18 days ago   |   By Metro

Madeline McCann suspect Christian Brueckner, 43, is appealing his conviction
The prime suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is demanding to be freed from jail where he is currently serving time for raping a woman, 72.
Christian Brueckner, 43, has launched an appeal at the European Court of Justice , claiming that his current sentence should overturned as it was not the crime he was extradited from Portugal for in 2017.
Instead, German police had used a European Arrest Warrant to bring him back to Germany over child molestation charges. His lawyers now claim that it is a legal...
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Pizza Express prepares to shutter 67 UK restaurants, cut more than 1,000 jobs, and transfer ownership to its debtholders

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Sanchez agrees pay-off to end Man Utd nightmare and seal Inter Milan transfer

Sanchez agrees pay-off to end Man Utd nightmare and seal Inter Milan transfer

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The Championship play-off final sees Brentford take on west London rivals Fulham for a place in next season's Premier League. Here's how you can watch the 'richest game in the... Read more ...

Former king, 82, jets to 'luxury resort in Dominican Republic' after fleeing...

Former king, 82, jets to 'luxury resort in Dominican Republic' after fleeing Spain

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Legendary Spain and Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas announces retirement...

Legendary Spain and Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas announces retirement from football

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Former St Mirren striker Danny Mullen moves on after penning deal with Dundee

Former St Mirren striker Danny Mullen moves on after penning deal with Dundee

The Saints forward was released by Jim Goodwin over the summer. Read more ...