2) The disappearance of Madeleine McCann

When Madeleine McCann disappeared in Portugal in May 2007, Richard Edwards was one of the first journalists at the scene. He reported from Praia da Luz for more than four months that year, regularly interviewing the McCanns and following every twist and turn of the most harrowing unsolved case he covered as a journalist.

(Articles in reverse order)

A mother’s grief was clear for all to see – 8 Sept 2007

McCann twins told Madeleine is missing – 18 August 2007

McCanns prepare for ‘worst scenario’ – 13 August 2007

Parents face a crisis of the unknown – 11 August 2007

Gerry McCann: police are back at the start – 11 Aug 2007

Vigil for Madeleine after 100-day search – 11 August 2007

McCann friends attack police smears – 8 August 2007

Parents mark 50 days without Madeleine – 22 June 2007

Police attacked for crime scene claim – 18 June 2007

Losing Madeleine forever would test our faith – 16 June 2007

McCanns forced to defend themselves – 6 June 2007

Media blitz may have scared Madeleine kidnapper – 4 June 2007

We pray that someone wanted a girl of their own – 1 June 2007

The 15 key blunders – 1 June 2007

Personal and tender moment with Pope gives parents hope – 31 May 2007

‘We want Madeleine to be found … yesterday’ – 30 May 2007

The day Madeleine was too excited to cry – 29 May 2007

Witness in torment over Madeleine – 28 May 2007

‘Guilt will live with us forever’  – 26 May 2007

At last, police issue description of suspect – 26 May 2007

Wall of silence frustrates Madeleine’s parents  – 25 May 2007

Parents seek solace at shrine of Fatima – 24 May 2007

Madeleine’s father plans a European ‘mission‘ – 21 May 2007

Police want to interview Russian – 16 May 2007

Robert Murat: I’m just a scapegoat – 16 May 2007

Madeleine: Briton is quizzed by police – 15 May 2007

‘We will not come home without Madeleine’  – 15 May 2007

McCann family to launch fighting fund – 15 May 2007

We’re back at square one, say Madeleine police – 14 May 2007

Mark Madeleine’s birthday with renewed search – 12 May 2007

Abductors could have spied on girl for days – 12 May 2007

Have police failed Madeleine? – 12 May 2007

Madeleine hunt ‘will have to be cut back’ – 10 May 2007

Mother’s Day tears for Madeleine’s family – 7 May 2007

Please do not hurt Madeleine: parents emotional appeal – 7 May 2007