NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Diver rescued from Scapa Flow by lifeboat crew

Longhope lifeboat Image copyright RNLI
Image caption The man was rescued by the Longhope lifeboat

A diver has been taken to hospital after getting into difficulty off Orkney.

The man was rescued by the Longhope lifeboat in Scapa Flow just after 16:00.

Coastguard teams were also called in to help.

No details have been given about the man's condition.