A group of seven schoolboys have been called “heroic” after helping to rescue a woman and her baby from a canal in Widnes.
A cat was rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck on a 25-foot fence inside a prison in Cumbria.
Two people have been injured and police fear others may be buried in the snow after an avalanche swept across a ski trail near the Swiss town of Andermatt.
Police have named a walker who died on Buachaille Etive Mor, Glencoe, on Monday morning.
The Foreign Secretary has praised the “tremendous efforts” of authorities in the Philippines that helped secure the rescue of two British nationals who were abducted last month.
A woman in Australia walked into a wildfire to save a badly burnt koala.
A man fitting Christmas lights in a Leicestershire town had to be rescued after his cherry picker malfunctioned – leaving him stranded for two hours.
Two people have been rescued from their pleasure boat after it ran into rocks on the north-east coast.
Residents have been forced from their homes, shoppers sought sanctuary in a shopping centre overnight and travel routes remain majorly disrupted across the north of England as a month’s worth of rain fell in just 24 hours.
A rabbit has been rescued by the RSPCA after being found in a cardboard box with a teddy bear.
Motorists are experiencing delays this afternoon following a multi-vehicle collision on the A9.
Noble by name and noble by actions, two Fraserburgh sisters who saved a holiday maker and his son from drowning are to receive awards for their bravery.
Two of the youngest British divers who were involved in the dramatic rescue of 12 young footballers trapped in a flooded Thai cave have received their MBEs.
Two canoeists were picked up by the RNLI Loch Ness team after capsizing on Saturday.
More than 100 people have been evacuated from a North Sea oil platform.
A dog had to be rescued from a steep cliff in Australia after becoming stranded halfway down.
A kite-surfer who was the subject of a major search and rescue effort yesterday has been traced safe and well.
Police appeal for kite surfer to come forward after major search involving the Coastguard and the RNLI off Aberdeen Beach
Police are appealing for a man spotted swimming to shore in Aberdeen to come forward after a major land and sea search earlier today.
Coastguard teams yesterday rushed to the aid of a mischievous dog who fell more than 25 meters over a cliff edge.
Two people were rescued from a blaze at an Inverness property in the early hours of this morning.
A man was rescued from Portgordon Harbour in Moray this morning.
Members of a sailing club who ended up in the North Sea after their vessel capsized this evening in Peterhead’s marina have been returned to dry land by rescuers.
The dedicated crew of the Fraserburgh RNLI Lifeboat crew are experiencing their busiest year on record - despite having a quarter of 2019 still to go.
Sisters who were hailed as heroes after they saved a father and son using a lilo have been reunited with the man they saved.
Two sisters were last night hailed as heroines after they saved a man and his four-year-old son from drowning.
The Fraserburgh RNLI lifeboat has proved there is no mission impossible for their crew after towing their biggest-ever boat.
A body has been recovered during a rescue operation in the Outer Hebrides.
A search resumed this morning in an Argyll loch for a young man missing after the boat he was in capsized on Saturday afternoon.
A full-scale search of an Argyll loch continued last night in the search for a young man missing after the boat he was in capsized on Saturday afternoon.
A full scale search of an Argyll loch is underway after a boat capsized on Saturday afternoon.
Coastguard teams were kept busy yesterday rescuing injured and stranded people in the Highlands - including walkers marooned by flash floods.
Firefighters are rushing to rescue a dog stuck on an embankment in Aberdeen. The fire service received a call that the animal was trapped on Kennerty Mills Road in Peterculter at 4.45pm. Specialist units, including two boats, are on their way to the scene.