Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) and Melissa Reid attend court at the Justice Court of Callao, Peru, on August 21st, 2013. File photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Convicted drug smuggler Michaella McCollum has been released from prison in Peru, though it remains unclear when she will be free to return to Ireland(...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) and Melissa Reid attend court at the Justice Court of Callao, Peru, on  August 21st, 2013. File photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Drug mule Michaella McCollum Connolly could serve a shorter jail sentence if she is repatriated to Northern Ireland, it has been revealed.The Co Tyron(...)

Handcuffed: Michaella McCollum Connolly with police in Peru on Tuesday. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

There have been some curious aspects to the coverage of the story of Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid. The most obvious is how much it was(...)