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  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 (...)

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 (...)