The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fast-tracked the award process for the nine men after public calls were made for the team to be officially recognised for their role., ,
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character, grit and determination
Harris is now travelling back to Australia with fellow cave explorer Craig Challen and other amazing Australian team members from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Federal Police and Australian Defence Force.Read more
Josh Bratchley, Mike Clayton, Chris Jewel, Gary Mitchell, Connor Roe, Rick Stanton and Jim Warny flew in overnight.Read more
Although rain has started to fall at the cave site, the conditions have not significantly changed yet, therefore the principles of the rescue followed the same format as yesterday.,
Ivan Karadizic, a Danish diving instructor, was on holiday in Thailand when he heard the news of 12 boys and their coach were trapped in a flooded cave. He set off to help with the rescue., ,
I cannot understand how cool these small kids are, you know? Thinking about how they've been been kept in a small cave for two weeks, they haven't seen their mums."
Incredibly strong kids. Unbelievable almost
At present there are mainstream media reports that four boys have been successfully brought out of the cave at around 13.00 BST (19.00 Thai time) today, Sunday 8 July 2018. The children are now at Chiang Rai hospital.Read more
It has now been confirmed that Rob Harper has returned to the UK for a medical appointment.Read more
The British Cave Rescue Council is the Representative body for voluntary underground rescue in the British IsRead more
Saman Gunan, 38 had been working as a security officer at Suvarnabhumi airport before he volunteered to take part in rescue efforts in northern Thailand., ,
As shown in the above report from the BBC, the mainstream media are consistently talking and writing about "oxygen tanks" when we know in the main, scuba diving cylinders contain compressed air.Read more
This is the transcript of the conversation between Rick Stanton, John Volanthen and the trapped children.
Rick: How many of you [are there]?
Children: Thirteen, Read more
Rick Stanton received the honour in recognition of his service to the communities of the West Midlands as a firefighter and for the cave diving rescue services he carries out on a voluntary basis both in the UK and abroad.,
It isn’t particularly unusual for me to get official looking letters in the post because of my international rescue work, but when I got notification of this on behalf of the Palace I was absolutely astounded.