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Scottish council election: Dundee

Dundee is traditionally a place of jam, jute and journalism. More recently it has been better known for its social problems.

Could it be on the brink of a much better future? The administration is currently an SNP minority which they hope to turn into a majority but that will not happen if Labour have a good campaign.

Ian Hamilton reports from the self-styled City of Discovery in the first of BBC Newsnight Scotland's series on the forthcoming local election.