Migrant boat located after nine-hour search

Following a nine-hour search, a boat carrying 34 men, 11 women, two of them pregnant, 2 children and two babies was located about 30 miles off Almeria and the occupants transferred to port.

Migrant invasion continues

The migrant invasion continues with 49 more small boats being intercepted on Tuesday with around 470 passengers on board.

Armada of migrant boats intercepted

A veritable armada of 23 small boats was intercepted this morning as they headed for the Spanish mainland near Gibraltar, the largest single mass arrival for ten years.

Migrant gives birth en route to Spain

A woman of sub-Saharan origin gave birth on Tuesday on the Maritime Rescue vessel Guardamar Caliope, just minutes after being rescued from a boat in which she was travelling with another 51 migrants.