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First minister Nicola Sturgeon makes pledge

The newly elected first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has pledged to deliver greater opportunities for women.

Ms Sturgeon, the first female to hold the post, also vowed to tackle low pay and improve childcare.

The politician, who succeeded Alex Salmond, said she had "big boots" to fill but would "wear them in my own way".

She pledged to represent all people in Scotland, regardless of their politics.

James Cook reports.

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