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Nicola Sturgeon launches SNP leadership bid

Nicola Sturgeon has launched her bid to replace Alex Salmond as the leader of the SNP.

Mr Salmond had announced that he was stepping down after Scotland rejected independence in a referendum.

Speaking in Glasgow, Ms Sturgeon said she was committed to working towards more powers for Holyrood, and to putting democracy and equality first.

Laura Bicker reports.

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