Heroic rescue of young Wellington woman after she falls off wharf

A young woman stripped to her underwear and jumped into Wellington Harbour early Saturday morning to rescue a woman who’d accidentally fallen in, before taking the grateful stranger to McDonald’s for a hot chocolate laced with extra marshmallows. Courtney Beck

Italy clears rescue ship to bring 180 migrants to Sicily

Ocean Viking allowed to dock in Sicily on Monday after being stranded at sea with 180 people rescued in late June. A humanitarian rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean for days has “finally” received instructions to sail to an Italian