Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) and Melissa Reid, are escorted by police as they enter the Justice Court of Callao last August. Photograph: Mariana Baz/Reuters

Scottish authorities are considering a transfer application made by convicted drugs mule Melissa Reid who was jailed in Peru last year along wi(...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly arrives at court at Sarita Colonia prison in Callao. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Dungannon woman Michaella McCollum and Glaswegian Melissa Reid were today sentenced to six years and eight months for attempting to smuggle drugs out (...)

Michaella McCollum  is escorted from a truck to court at Sarita Colonia prison in Callao, earlier this month. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid have been transferred from the minimum security wing of the Virgen de Fatima prison in Chorrillos, Lima, to Santa (...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly  is escorted from a truck to court at Sarita Colonia prison in Callao yesterday. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid appeared in court again late yesterday following last week’s rejection of their guilty plea by Peruvian s(...)

Michaella McCollum (left) and Melissa Reid attend a court hearing in Lima last month

A former boyfriend of drugs mule Michaella McCollum Connolly has claimed her party girl public image was not a true reflection of her character. (...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) and Melissa Reid attend a court hearing last month.  Their trial is due to start next week. Photograph: Reuters

The two women being held in Peru on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth €1.7 million out of the country may be allowed to return home to serv(...)

Melissa Reid (left) and Belfast resident Michaella McCollum Connolly (back) are escorted by police after leaving the public prosecutor’s office at Callao, last month. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

A Scottish woman arrested in Peru on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth € 1.7 million out of the country is prepared to plead guilty in exch(...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) and Melissa Reid attend a court hearing last month. Ms Reid’s mother said the woman had received injections in jail for swelling caused by insect bites. Photograph: Reuters

Two women in custody in Peru charged trying to smuggle cocaine worth €1.7 million out of the country required medical treatment after being bitten by (...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly (2nd right) and Melissa Reid (right), arrested on suspicion of smuggling cocaine out of the country, are escorted by police as they enter the Justice Court of Callao last month. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

The father of one of two women arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth €1.7 million out of Peru has called on British and Spanish pol(...)

 Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid,  who were arrested in Peru on suspicion of drug trafficking.  Photograph: Sky News/PA Wire

Belfast lawyer Peter Madden has expressed concern that drug-smuggling suspect Michaella McCollum Connolly could be held for months or years in Peru be(...)