Salmond: We can take pride in response to tragedy

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond praised the work of emergency services and local people in responding to the "extraordinary tragedy" of a helicopter crashing into a pub. Offering condolences to the bereaved he said:

"This is a black day for Glasgow and for Scotland, but it is also St Andrew's Day, and it is a day we can take pride and courage in how we respond to adversity and tragedy."

Alex Salmond: This is a black day for Glasgow

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Service for Glasgow victims

Special prayers are being said at Glasgow Cathedral for the victims of the police helicopter crash that killed at least eight people in a pub in the city centre on Friday night.