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BBC News: Incomes 'back to pre-crisis level'
Wednesday 4th March 2015
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Welcome to the Toynton Hall Specialist Residential College Portal - with in-depth local information, news, sport, everything on around PE23 and Lincolnshire!

First some super useful links! Historic Photos, Maps & Jigsaws of Toynton Hall Specialist Residential College!
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BBC news for Lincolnshire

£400K JCB ram-raid spree gang jailed

Five men are jailed for carrying out a series of JCB ram-raids, including in Lincolnshire, which netted them more than £400,000.

Double-decker bus blown into ditch

High winds are blamed for a double-decker bus with 10 people on board toppling into a roadside ditch.

Ram-raid gang admit £400K spree

Five men admit carrying out a series of ram-raids and burglaries in Lincolnshire and East Anglia, which netted them more than £400,000.

Death crash driver named by police

An 82-year-old man who died when his car crashed into a ditch is named by police.

East Coast rail back in private hands

Services on the East Coast rail route, which serves Lincoln, return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.

Club launches Dambusters mosaic bid

Imps look to pay off debt with giant mosaic

AUDIO: Moyses on Lincoln City v Woking

Chris Moyses on the Imps' 2-0 defeat by Woking

Lincoln City 0-2 Woking

Woking enhance their Conference play-off hopes, as two first-half goals earn them a comfortable victory at Lincoln.

Live BBC World News

India minister vows rape film probe

India's home minister promises an inquiry into how a TV crew was allowed to interview a death-row prisoner convicted over the Delhi 2012 gang rape and murder.

Boston Marathon bomb trial to begin

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of the Boston Marathon bombing two years ago, opens in the city shortly after exhaustive jury selection.

Ukraine coal mine blast 'kills 33'

A suspected gas blast at a coal mine in a rebel-held region of eastern Ukraine kills 33 people and traps about 30, a rebel official tells BBC News.

Putin urges end to political murders

Russia's President Vladimir Putin demands an end to "shameful" political killings in Russia, after the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

New wave of Paris drone alerts

Ten more drones are spotted flying over Paris and reports say police are searching for four men after a chase in the east of the city.

Obama dismisses Netanyahu speech

US President Barack Obama reacts scathingly to a speech by Israel's prime minister, saying it offers no viable alternative to his Iran policy.

Australian pair moved for execution

Two members of the Bali Nine Australian drug smuggling ring are moved to the Indonesian island where they and other foreigners face execution.

Colombia stops Chinese arms ship

The Colombian authorities arrest the captain of a Chinese ship on its way to Cuba after finding undeclared gunpowder and cannon shells aboard.

BBC Sports News

Scuffle was like children - Bruce

Hull City manager Steve Bruce says his confrontation with Gus Poyet was "grown men acting like a couple of children".

Australia hit World Cup record score

Australia record the highest Cricket World Cup score in history, posting 417-6 against Afghanistan to beat India's 413-5.

Probe over Farah Facebook pictures

An athlete is investigated for a possible doping ban breach after posting pictures on Facebook of him running with Mo Farah.

Poyet's 'difficult day' over Johnson

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet describes the day in which his player Adam Johnson was arrested as one of his toughest.

Sherwood revels in first Villa win

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says his side are "still alive" in the relegation battle after beating West Brom.

NFL pair to donate brains for research

New York Giants' Steve Weatherford and former NFL player Sidney Rice want their brains to help research into injuries.

Pochettino wants Kane summer break

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino hopes Harry Kane is rested from England U21 duty this summer to avoid burnout.

£400K JCB ram-raid spree gang jailed

Five men are jailed for carrying out a series of JCB ram-raids, including in Lincolnshire, which netted them more than £400,000.

Double-decker bus blown into ditch

High winds are blamed for a double-decker bus with 10 people on board toppling into a roadside ditch.

Ram-raid gang admit £400K spree

Five men admit carrying out a series of ram-raids and burglaries in Lincolnshire and East Anglia, which netted them more than £400,000.

Death crash driver named by police

An 82-year-old man who died when his car crashed into a ditch is named by police.

East Coast rail back in private hands

Services on the East Coast rail route, which serves Lincoln, return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.

Club launches Dambusters mosaic bid

Imps look to pay off debt with giant mosaic

AUDIO: Moyses on Lincoln City v Woking

Chris Moyses on the Imps' 2-0 defeat by Woking

Lincoln City 0-2 Woking

Woking enhance their Conference play-off hopes, as two first-half goals earn them a comfortable victory at Lincoln.

AskTen - Ten amazing things you may not have known last week
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1. London workers are the most productive in the UK with Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly the least productive. Although those results are not a surprise, the chasm is vast: in central London the average worker is producing 42% more every hour than the national average, while in Cornwall they produce 28% less than the national average. Office for National Statistics

2. A growing number of 30-somethings are being forced to leave London as soaring property prices mean they cannot afford to live in the capital. London's population is set to reach a record high of 8.6m, making housing an ever more central issue at the general election. One in six tenant say housing say housing is the issue most likely to affect their vote. Office for National Statistics

3. People who commute into London from the south-east are the rail passengers most likely to be delayed, according to consumer group Which? They were also the most likely to be unhappy with their train operator, a poll of 7,309 people found. Southern had the worst score of any train firm, with 39% of users reporting delays. BBC

4. A new guide to making the perfect cup of tea may finally settle the question of when to add the milk in a breakthrough that will be a blow to many purists. The British Standards Institution (BSI) has released a guide called Preparation Of A Liquor Of Tea For Use In Sensory Tests that sets out what it deems to be the essentials for a perfect brew. According to the BSI, the milk must be poured into the cup before the tea, which should be brewed for six minutes. The Times

5. Russell Brand has been named alongside the likes of Henry Kissinger and Hilary Mantel on a shortlist of the world's greatest minds. The comedian and activist is included on Prospect magazine's 50-strong World Thinkers 2015 shortlist. Last year, the award was won by Indian intellect Amartya Sen, with the figures such as Pope Francis and broadcaster Mary Beard in the top 10. The Times

6. The number of pensioners being treated for class-a drug addiction has doubled in six years, says the Daily Star. Data released by Public Health England shows 634 pensioners aged 65 or above needed treatment for drug addiction in the last year. Most of them are being treated for problems with heroin and other opiates - but 80 are addicted to both heroin and crack. Daily Mail

7. More than 20 years after his death, Random House Children’s Books has revealed it will publish a recently- discovered Dr Seuss manuscript with illustrations called “What Pet Should I Get?” on July 28. The publisher plans at least two more books, based on materials found in 2013 in the author’s home in La Jolla, California, by his widow and secretary. Daily Express

8. Government surveyors in the U.S. have determined a new height for the Washington Monument — about 25 cm shorter than what has been thought for more than 130 years. The new official measurement puts the monument at 169 metres, as measured from the floor of the main entrance to the top. Ever since the stone obelisk was completed in 1884 to honour the nation’s first president, the historic height has been recorded at 169.2 metres. The Observer

9. Cézanne's 'The Card Players' was the most expensive work of art ever sold (£170 million in 2011) until the sale of Gauguin's 'When Will You Marry?' for close to £195m earlier this month. The Guardian

10. The traditional 'gift bag' given to Hollywood's leading players at the Oscars will this year be worth £104,000. It is said to include an adult toy worth $250, free furniture worth $28,000 and a $14,239 lifestyle makeover. New York Times

The latest BBC Video News clips

VIDEO: 'How I snapped weasel on bird photo'

The amateur photographer who took a picture of a weasel on the back of a woodpecker mid-flight says it is "almost a dream".

VIDEO: Sports diplomacy for prince in China

Prince William has been practicing his sports diplomacy skills on the second day of his trip to China.

VIDEO: Becky Watts' parents 'devastated'

Police have until this afternoon to question two people suspected of murdering missing teenager Becky Watts.

VIDEO: Westminster repairs could cost £3bn

MPs and peers might have to leave the Palace of Westminster within 20 years, if repairs and modernisation work are not carried out.

VIDEO: Phoenix Nights star thanks medics

Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins said he is "eternally grateful" to the medical staff who treated him when he collapsed on stage.

VIDEO: WW1 ship given new lease of life

A century after battering enemy positions in World War One, the only surviving British ship from the Gallipoli campaign, the HMS M33, is being given a new lease of life.

VIDEO: Emwazi audio recording emerges

A recording has emerged in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi denied being an extremist and complained about UK security services.

VIDEO: Detained plane spotters 'knew rules'

The relatives of three British men who say they were arrested while plane spotting in Dubai have spoken to BBC Breakfast.