Coastguard tasked with 'keeping whales as comfortable as possible'

ITV's Helen Callaghan speaks to St Andrews Coastguard about the deaths of at least 16 whales.

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Pilot whales stranded in Fife

Over 20 pilot whales have died after becoming stranded off the coast of Fife. Some were already dead by the time animal rescue teams arrived at the beach in Pittenweem, near St Andrews, but many had to be put down later, the local coastguard said.