A 68-year-old US woman with dementia survived in a car trapped in snow for six days, and no one knows how

2020-01-17 21:35

Paula Beth James was found in her SUV near Butte Meadows, in Butte County, California Wednesday. James' family told officials that she has dementia.

NSRI rescues various capsized boats over the weekend

2019-12-29 18:20

The National Sea Rescue Institute has responded to multiple incidents of capsized boats in various locations this past weekend.

Newborn 'abandoned' in empty house by distressed mother is rescued

2019-10-16 07:47

A newborn baby believed to have been abandoned in an empty house is doing well thanks to the quick response of community members in the Gamalakhe township near Margate in KwaZulu-Natal.

NSRI rescues two fishermen in W Cape, four bulk carrier crew members near PE

2019-08-07 20:28

The National Sea Rescue Institute has saved two fishermen who got into difficulty off Macassar and four crew aboard a bulk carrier near Port Elizabeth.

Paddler, 72, rescued after being stung by stingray in KZN

2019-07-17 12:50

A 72-year-old man is in recovery after being stung by a Blue Stingray off Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal.

Harrowing video captured a 'very rare' complication in a helicopter rescue that left a hiker spinning as she was lifted

2019-06-06 09:19

Video shows the injured woman wrapped up in a special harness and stretcher spinning violently as the helicopter lifts her into the air.

A team of firefighters heroically rescued a distressed fat rat that was trapped in a sewer grate

2019-02-28 06:07

From the looks, things got hairy. A team of suited volunteers was called in to lift up the manhole cover and pry out the distressed rodent.

14 injured after floor collapses in Pinetown

2018-11-23 08:52

Fourteen people have been injured when a floor collapsed in a building in Pinetown.

WATCH: Pakistani military rescue Russian climber stuck for six days

2018-07-31 16:04

A Pakistani military helicopter manages to save a stranded Russian mountaineer who was stuck for six days near a peak of one of the mountains in the famous Karakoram range.


WATCH | Man rescued by military helicopter after falling down KwaZulu-Natal cliff

2020-01-16 07:42

A man was airlifted to hospital by a military helicopter after he fell and slid down a cliff for approximately 100 metres in the Swayimane area, KwaZulu-Natal, on Wednesday.

Grim Berg ordeal

2019-12-10 15:25

A 32-year-old hiker is recovering after a dramatic ordeal in the northern Drakensberg after falling 25 metres off the chain ladders in the Mont-aux-Sources area and having to spend the night there on Saturday night before he was airlifted to hospital

A puppy survived for 3 weeks on rain water after being trapped under the wreckage of a hurricane

2019-10-09 13:36

"It's a miracle this little dog had the will to live and to survive in the conditions he was in," founder of Big Dog Ranch Rescue Lauree Simmons said.

Rescuing foreign sailors and mysterious trawlers: Busy weekend for NSRI

2019-07-29 11:32

The National Sea Rescue Institute has had a busy weekend responding to multiple incidents.

One dead, another missing after capsized boat found adrift at sea

2019-06-27 23:19

An extensive air, sea and shoreline search is underway after a boat sailing out of Kalk Bay capsized, leaving one dead, another missing and a third hospitalised.

A man survived hours lost at sea by turning his jeans into a flotation device, a trick used by US Navy SEALs

2019-03-11 13:31

Arne Murke was found by rescuers three hours after being knocked off a 12-meter yacht, which he had been sailing with his brother in New Zealand.

WATCH: Rescue fox loves her canine besties

2019-02-21 13:44

A British student and her family took in a vixen whose mom had abandoned it – and now Vixey is part of the family.

American seven-year-old saves the lives of 1 200 dogs

2018-10-05 15:14

The youngster has been labelled a hero after saving thousands of dogs’ lives!

WATCH: Three dogs in life jackets rescued from burning boat

2018-08-23 18:24

Poole Lifeboat responded to reports of a boat on fire. The trio of dogs, wearing their life jackets, were rescued safely.


2018-07-03 11:49

A SOCCER team and their coach trapped in a cave have finally been found alive by divers after 10 desperate days.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.