Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak )

Laura Kuenssberg

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Twitter for iPhone : This is big - the Tories have lost control of Monmouthshire, the only council they held in Wales. Usually solid Welsh Tory seat, not Lab since 1995.

This isn’t a good day for the Tories in Wales - and their Senedd leader has said the U.K. wide sentiment worked against them.

Twitter Web App : From Prof Curtice - On the basis of the ten constituencies whose first preference votes have been declared we are now forecasting that Sinn Fein will emerge as the party with the highest vote in the new Northern Ireland Assembly.

TweetDeck : Punchy interview by Anas Sarwar with Huw Edwards on BBC News. Referring to the Scottish Tories he says 'the nasty party is back...the Ruth Davidson project is dead'.

Adds that he's 'really confident' Labour will retake second place in Scotland but 'that's not my ambition'.

Twitter Web App : With 72% of wards declared, the latest scores in Scotland

Share:
SNP 34.5% (+1.9)
Lab 20.6% (+1.1)
Con 20.1% (-6.0)
Independent 11.1% (=)
Lib Dem 8.6% (+1.1)
Green 5.1% (+1.9)

Seats:
SNP 347 (+21)
Lab 207 (+14)
Con 161 (-49)
Independent 133 (-12)
Lib Dem 64 (+16)
Green 19 (+10)

Twitter Web App : Lib Dems have taken Somerset, as well as taking lots of seats from Tories in Tunbridge Wells - yday Lib Dem source said their 'fantasy' would be to take Somerset and Hull to show progress in different parts of the country - results so far showing that coming true