A candidate in a city by-election has been urged to apologise and consider his position after being spotted campaigning with a former councillor jailed on corruption charges.
Newly-elected Fife councillor Dave Coleman refused to be drawn on the wider significance for the region's Conservatives of his by-election victory on Thursday night.
The Conservatives have retained the balance of power at Perth and Kinross Council, with a second by-election win in six months.
Tories have triumphed in an all-female political bout for a vacant seat on Perth and Kinross Council.
The wives of two sitting councillors will go head to head for a vacant seat on Perth and Kinross Council.
The SNP have declared themselves the dominant political force in Fife after the party's success at a by-election on Thursday.
The ousting of a Eurosceptic MP in a Westminster by-election is a “signal of hope” for the pro-Remain majority in Scotland, says a senior Liberal Democrat.
Zac Goldsmith has been unseated in a by-election upset by the Liberal Democrats, whose winning candidate Sarah Olney said it sends a “shockwave” through Downing Street and paves the way for Parliament to override Brexit.
The SNP's Brenda Durno has been elected as a new member of Angus Council as the result of the Arbroath East and Lunan by-election was announced this morning.
A new Angus councillor will be announced on Tuesday after constituents in Arbroath East and Lunan went to the polls.