M4: The equivalent of 200 pints of milk spilt onto the M4 from a leaking tanker.

Firefighters from Chippenham and Corsham were sent to the scene, near Royal Wootton Bassett, at around 11.45am on Tuesday after reports a tanker containing 28,000 litres of milk was spilling it onto the hard shoulder.

The fire brigade said mats and absorbent materials were used to contain around 100 litres of milk. Thousands more litres of milk were decanted into a second tanker.