Police rescue domestic violence victim in Almonte

Police in Almonte, Huelva, have arrested a 25-year-old Ecuadorian national on suspicion of the criminal assault and kidnapping of his former girlfriend whom he allegedly handcuffed, sedated and, on several occasions, sexually assaulted her.

Man rescues nine bathers who got into trouble in Nijar

At around 15:30 on Sunday the Emergency Services received several calls to say that a number of people swimming at Cala del  Plomo in Nijar, Almeria, had been caught out by strong currents and could not reach the shore.

Rio Chillar rescue

A Málaga resident had to be rescued on Tuesday night after suffering a fall while walking along the rio Chillar in Nerja, specifically in the Salto Grande area.

21 migrants rescued off Motril

The merchant ship ‘Mermaid’ came to the rescue of 21 North African migrants whose small, flimsy craft was having difficulty staying afloat.

River rescue

Members of the Civil Protection were called out on Sunday afternoon to rescue a woman who injured her leg while walking along the rio Chillar.

32 illegal immigrants rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar

At around 08:00, a passenger on a small boat called the authorities to tell them that they were drifting in the Strait of Gibraltar after their engine failed and Marine Rescue and Red Cross officers were sent to locate the vessel.

Paraglider rescued in Granada

A paraglider who managed to get tangled in power lines 80 metres above ground in Cenes de la Vega, Granada, has been rescued and is in good health despite his ordeal. Several people alerted the authorities to the plight of the pàraglider who had suffered several shocks. A crane was used in the rescue.

Rio Chillar rescue

Civil Protection officers carried out the rescue on Wednesday of a man who suffered a fall and lost consciousness during a walking trip up the rio Chillar. The man, a 59 year old from Madrid, was accompanied on the trip by his wife.

Mountaineers rescued in Vall d’Ebo, Alicante

Firemen have now rescued all the mountaineers from the Barranco del Infierno in Vall d’Ebo, Alicante. The rescue mission began on Friday after one of the party, a young climber from Ondara, died while canyoning in the area.