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Dramatic rescue of octogenarian stuck in car after plunging into rambla on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WEDGED in his own car and fearful that he may drown, an 80 year old man was dramatically rescued by police and passers-by in...

Fire crew deploys ladder to rescue elderly man lying on apartment floor for two days on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 77-year-old Denia man has been rescued by firefighters after collapsing and then spending two days on his apartment floor. His daughter called for help...

IN PICS: Motorist survives horrific plunge off Benidorm area motorway on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A female motorist survived a plunge of several metres down an embankment on Thursday off the AP-7 motorway on the Costa Blanca. Her vehicle careered...

Dog falls six metres down Costa Blanca well in Spain followed by man who tries to rescue it

A man fell six metres down a Torrevieja well on Monday after he tried to rescue a dog. Both were both rescued within an hour. The...

Elderly British couple hit trouble alongside iconic Benidorm viewpoint on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EMERGENCY services rescued a British couple after one of them suffered an injury close to a popular viewpoint in hills above Benidorm. The Brits, both...

WATCH: 73-year-old man rescued by helicopter after suffering a stroke while hiking in Spain’s Mallorca

SPAIN’S Guardia Civil have released a video of the dramatic rescue of a man who suffered a stroke while hiking Mallorca’s famous Puig de...

WATCH: Police save cat overcome by toxic fumes from volcano in La Palma on Spain’s Canary Islands

OFFICERS on the Canary Island of La Palma came to the rescue of a cat named Felix after he was overcome by toxic fumes...

Andalucia migrant death tragedy in Spain as dinghies sink off Almeria coast

SPAIN'S Salvamento Maritimo(Maritime Rescue) is searching for ten migrants who disappeared from two dinghies off the Almeria coast. The Salvamar Spica is spearheading the search...

Group of 19 immigrants rescued off Spain’s coast and taken to Granada

A GROUP of 19 desperate refugees have been rescued off Granada this morning. It comes after a dinghy boat was spotted southeast of Cape Sacratif...

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...

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