Fife's longest serving councillor has been elected as leader of the SNP Group.
Fife Council election results — Tories are back, says new councillor in Ward 19: East Neuk and Landward
Newly elected East Neuk and Landward Conservative councillor Linda Holt says the outcome of the local elections shows the Tories are back as a force to be reckoned with in Fife.
It was a mixed bag in St Andrews as the Liberal Democrats, Conservatives, Labour and SNP all secured seats.
Fife Council election results — Wife beats husband to seat in Ward 14: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch
Former Glenrothes area committee chair Fiona Grant was the big winner in Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch as the SNP took two seats.
Fife Council election results — Ward 8: Lochgelly, Cardenden and Benarty split between SNP and Labour
It was honours even for Labour and the SNP in Lochgelly, Cardenden and Benarty as the result largely followed expectations.
Former SNP group leader Brian Goodall was the big casualty in Dunfermline South as the SNP, Labour, Conservatives and Liberal Democrats shared the seats.
Labour took two seats in Cowdenbeath and the SNP secured one – but the surprise Conservative surge also continued as Darren Watt was elected.
A popular tourist ferry taking passengers from Anstruther to North Berwick is set to return for a third successive summer season this weekend.
Sick vandals have forced the closure of a Fife primary and nursery school.
A high-flying former Fifer has joined the ranks of some of the world’s most influential media and tech giants after being included on the prestigious Adweek Power List.