German prosecutors said Christian B is being investigated “on suspicion of murder”.
There's a unique irony to a white child's face burying a historic moment for Black liberation across the UK, Nadine Batchelor-Hunt writes.
She vanished shortly before her fourth birthday and would have turned 17 last month.
The reports come on the 12th anniversary of Maddie’s disappearance.
Her parents have vowed never to give up the search, which has cost more than £11m.
He described his “almost feral reaction” when he realised she was missing.
Kate McCann cited "many commitments and pressures".
Celebrities from film, music, TV and sport are due to show their support.
She's been missing for more than a decade.
She could hold the key to the mystery.
About Madeleine McCann
Madeleine Beth McCann (born 12 May 2003) disappeared on the evening of 3 May 2007 from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, a resort in the Algarve region of Portugal, sparking what one newspaper called "the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history." Madeleine was on holiday from the UK with her parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, her younger twin siblings, and a group of family friends and their children. Her whereabouts remain unknown.