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WATCH: Soldier rescues cat engulfed by volcanic ash on La Palma by performing ‘mouth-to-mouth’

IT IS said that cats have nine lives, and this lucky feline on the island of La Palma certainly owes one of them to...

How an Olive Press reader, a Spanish prince and an Instagram star helped rescue 2000 vulnerable Afghans as Taliban...

THREE MEN from wildly different backgrounds joined forces to save thousands of lives as Kabul was falling under the Taliban in Afghanistan. Shiv Shanker Nair,...

Marbella firefighters free owl trapped in golf course netting

MARBELLA firefighters have rescued an Eurasian eagle-owl after one of its talons got tangled in netting at a local golf course, according to fire...

WATCH: This is the moment 32 passengers were rescued from doomed ferry in Spain’s Ibiza

In the dramatic footage, released by the Guardia Civil, it shows passengers arriving to Ibiza Port after being taken off the crashed vessel

Bather in Spain’s Estepona rescued after rip currents dragged him 200m off-shore

A SWIMMER has been rescued after being sucked into the sea by strong currents in Estepona. The bather, a 57-year-old Romanian man, was caught off...

Huge griffon vulture rescued by firefighters and police in residential urbanisation in Spain’s Marbella

MEMBERS of the Marbella Fire Brigade and Policia Local have rescued an injured griffon vulture which had taken refuge on the landing of a...

Migrant girl, 5, dies during rescue off Spain’s Canary Islands after 17 days at sea

A GIRL died during a helicopter flight to hospital after dozens of African migrants were rescued from a boat off the Canary Islands. The five-year-old,...

Lifeguard service and improved facilities resume in time for high season on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA beaches will have their lifeguard and rescue services resume this Saturday, June 5, just in time for the pending summer season. With lockdown...

Mountain teams in dramatic rescue as paraglider lifted to safety near Malaga

A PARAGLIDER was lifted to safety after suffering an accident in a rocky area near Malaga.  The man got into difficulty close to Teba after...

WATCH: Police rescue weakened Griffon vulture which stunned motorists in Spain’s Malaga last week

POLICE have successfully rescued a huge Griffon vulture which was spotted in several areas of Malaga over the past week. After several unsuccessful attempts to...

DOG-GONE!: Rescue podenco from Spain causes chaos after escaping at Canadian airport

A SPANISH dog on its way to a new home in Canada caused chaos when it went on the run and forced one of...

Heroine, 9, saves toddler from drowning in Spain’s Algeciras

The toddler, who was without armbands or a swim vest, immediately started to sink

Boat sinks off Spain’s Costa Blanca with crew rescued by migrant surveillance vessel

FIVE people aboard a pleasure boat were dramatically rescued as it was sunk in the waters of Cap Prim de Xabia on the northern...

Swimmer left stranded and unconscious for 24 hours on remote cove in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man survived a day-long ordeal after falling amongst some cliff rocks in the Playa Estudiantes area of Villajoyosa just south of Benidorm on...

WATCH: Couple rescued by helicopter after being stranded overnight on mountain on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BRAVE firefighters rescued a young couple on Monday night in the Sierra de Crevillente, close to Costa Blanca’s Albatera. One of the couple, a woman,...

Spain’s Guardia Civil rescue 83-year-old man who fell into ravine in Malaga province

AN 83-year-old man has been rescued by the Guardia Civil after he fell into a ravine 15 metres deep.

Costa Blanca people power prevents puppies perishing

HALF the dogs threatened with an ‘unknown future’ from the closure of a Costa Blanca refuge, have been re-homed after an Olive Press campaign. It...

Hero teen praised by Government after diving into sea to rescue sunfish stranded off Gibraltar

“He can be well proud, as I am of him and of all the youth who are so committed to the wellbeing of the environment and of the planet”

Police in Spain SLAM selfie-taking millennials after rescuing them from 20-metre high ‘suicide’ cliff edge

The operation reportedly lasted several minutes, before cops explained to the young daredevils why their actions were dangerous

Spain rescues some 200 migrants off the Andalucia coast

This has brought the total number of people rescued in the Western Mediterranean to nearly 400 in just the last week

Spain sends in navy to save hundreds of migrants trapped aboard rescue ship ‘Open Arms’

Conditions aboard the vessel have been worsening and several migrants have jumped overboard

Babies among hundreds stranded on rescue ship as Amnesty International calls on Spain to intervene

A week after they were rescued from the Mediterranean, the 121 people, including 30 children and two babies remain aboard the overcrowded vessel

Boxing champ Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea after yacht fire off Spain’s Mallorca

A FORMER world heavyweight champion has been rescued off  the coast of Spain after a fire broke out on the luxury yacht he was...

Sea and air search launched for British diver and ex-soldier, 70, who vanished while diving in southern Spain

Cabo de Palos is popular with scuba divers and has one of the most important nature reserves of the whole Mediterranean

Rescue operation under way as cargo ship catches fire off Spain’s Mallorca

It is not yet clear what has caused the fire

WATCH: Policeman in Spain saves blind woman from oncoming tram

CCTV footage captured the officer running towards the disoriented woman as a tram turned the corner, driving straight at her

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