Rescuers have come the aid of a swan trapped for hours on a frozen Scottish loch.
A9 Highland both ways severe accident, between B9174 Knockbreck Road and B9165.
A9 Highland - A9 in Tain closed and queues in both directions between the B9174 Knockbreck Road junction and the B9165 junction, because of an accident.
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By Katie Hunter
BBC Scotland reporter
By Paul O'Hare