Friday headlines: SNP win elections, chef gives £1k to waitress who was 'grabbed'
Welcome to the Daily Record's Friday briefing.
The top stories you need to know today include the SNP winning the council elections, the restaurant owner who gave a £1k bill to a waitress, and David Walliams getting slammed for 'disgusting' behaviour with his dog.
Here are the latest headlines from Scotland and beyond.
SNP win Scottish council elections by coming out as biggest party
The SNP has come out as the biggest party at the Scottish council elections.
Nicola Sturgeon's party managed to get 450 councillors elected to council chambers across Scotland. It is a gain of 23 seats on the 2017 result.
The biggest result of the day for the Nationalists was in Glasgow where they just managed to cling onto being the largest party in Scotland's biggest city.
Top chef gives £1k bill paid by 'arrogant' diners to young server they 'treated like crap'
David Walliams slammed for 'disgusting' behaviour with dog on BBC's The One Show
He was slammed for his 'disgusting' behaviour with his border terrier, Ernie, as he sat on the well-known green sofas on Thursday evening.
Amber Heard makes five more bombshell claims during defamation trial against Johnny Depp
The actress, aged 36, brought with her a number of explosive claims to the court box on her first day of questioning on May 4 during the $50 million trial, where Depp, 58, is suing his ex-wife for alleged defamation.
Dad admits he 'can't stand' child and 'would never see her again' if he could
The 31-year-old parent shared his feelings about his daughter, who is about to turn five, on Reddit.
The post read: "Unplanned child. Supportive families. Financially stable. Homeowners. Healthy relationship. Since had a vasectomy."
He explained that despite his best efforts, he doesn't enjoy having a child and knew from the day his little girl was born that parenting wasn't for him.
New State Pension payment rates for this year and four ways to boost monthly income
State Pension currently provides essential financial support for over 12.4 million older people across the UK, including 981,399 retirees living in Scotland.
On April 11, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) increased most benefits and State Pension payments by 3.1% and people should start to see that uprating land in their bank accounts over the next few weeks.