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 SNP has lost its overall majority in Dundee.
Results are still trickling in so there is only one thing we know for certain about the council elections in Scotland.
Sturgeon says Tory councillors will be ‘disastrous’ for local services but won’t rule out SNP-CON coalitions
Nicola Sturgeon refused to rule out coalitions with the Conservatives despite saying the election of Tory councillors would be “disastrous” for local services.
There will be a lot of new faces in the Angus Council chamber after the local elections on May 4.
Sir, - The letter from Laurie Richards (April 17) had me incensed.
In the run-up to the 2014 independence referendum, Dundee was branded Scotland’s Yes City by then First Minister Alex Salmond.
Whatever the result, the May elections will herald a period of real change for Perth and Kinross with many long-serving councillors deciding not to stand for re-election.
Fife Council will soon take on a very different complexion – regardless of what happens in the local elections on May 4.
With the Labour conference being held in Perth this weekend, former Labour First Minister Henry McLeish explains why he believes the party is in for a rocky ride in the months to come: