Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been taken from the Peruvian prison where they have been held for eight weeks to a court hearing of the drug smuggling charges.
One or both of the British women are expected to plead guilty as part of a deal with prosecutors to secure a shorter sentence.
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Sir Vince Cable has become the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, after no other nominations were put forward.
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Gordon Brown has said forced child migration schemes that continued until the 1970s amounted to "government-induced trafficking".