Laura Plummer flew into the country with Tramadol, legal in the UK but illegal in Egypt.
The Philippine's president is no stranger to controversy and already as a provincial governor boasted of executing criminals.
Police discovered 12 tonnes of the drug buried under banana plantations near to known smuggling routes.
The woman has been in prison for a month.
Italian officers discovered a shipment of drugs worth around 50 million euros intended for ISIL fighters.
Portugal's drug enforcement agency has intercepted a ship carrying more than 1000kg of cocaine from Latin America to Europe
TV series like Narcos "glorify" the figure of Pablo Escobar says the drug lord's son
Thousands lost their lives on Escobar's route to the top of the Colombian criminal underworld. Euronews asks the infamous narcoterrorist's son what it was like to grow up with the world's richest drug lord
Some 800 FARC fighters remain fully-armed and with illegal mining and cocaine production to support them, pose a threat to the peace deal, while criminals occupy areas vacated by former rebels.
Thursday saw large rallies in Manila both in support of and protest against President Duterte.
More than two hundred kilos of pure cocaine has been seized in the southern Italian province of Reggio Calabria.
216 kg of the drug was shipped
President Duterte's son denies involvement in a methamphetamine smuggling operation as his father carries out a deadly crackdown on drug crime.
Twleve Britons are among group arrested in Magaluf along with drugs and cash, accused of dealing in holiday spot's clubs.
Once head of France's anti-drugs squad, Francois Thierry now stands accused of belonging to the ranks of those he used to work against.
Police in The Philippines are under pressure to explain the killing of a teenager after the 17-year-old became one of the latest victims in the country's crackdown on drugs and crime.
The two-night surge in killings is the most lethal yet in President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs.
Mexican football superstar Rafa Marquez denies any connections to a drug trafficking organisation after being sanctioned, along with 22 others, by the U.S. Treasury Office.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte vows during his second State of the Nation Address, to continue his government's fight against drug smugglers and ISIS-linked militants in the country's south.
11 people, including two children, have been stabbed to death by masked men at birthday party in Mexico.
Spain, once considered an entry point for cannabis to reach Europe, is now increaisngly producing the drug on home soil.
The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drugs Addiction report warns of criminal gang links
Honduras has transferred hundreds of suspected gang members to a new maximum security prison in a bid to stamp out criminal activity in the country’s overcrowded…
Top journalist Javier Valdez murdered in Mexico
Police in Spain have seized two point four tonnes of cocaine from a fishing boat sailing under a Venezuelan flag in the Atlantic.
The media’s crosshairs have been firmly focussed on Syria for years as the country is ripped apart by civil war.
Security forces in Turkey made 645 arrests in a nationwide crackdown on drug dealing, early on Monday.