More than 150 swans rescued from River Thames

More than 150 swans have been rescued from the River Thames in Berkshire following a mystery oil spill.

Volunteers worked through the weekend to clean the birds, some of which had been covered up to their necks. The Environment Agency suspects it was caused by oil illegally dumped into drains. Heather Edwards reports.

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Mystery oil spill hits swans

Eighty swans have been removed from the River Thames due to a mystery oil spill between Windsor Bridge and Eton Bridge which is baffling authorities.