BBC news for Lincolnshire

X Factor singer Ella Henderson's father loses fraud convictions appeal

Ella Henderson's father was convicted for fraud and tax evasion last year and is due to be sentenced.

Bridge backed over 'misused' Lincoln level crossing

Plans had been turned down by councillors after Network Rail said installing lifts was unaffordable.

Man charged with raping two girls in Derby in 1970s and 1980s

The two 17-year-old girls were attacked in Derby in June 1975 and October 1984.

Contaminated mustard gas soil to go from Roughton Moor

Bomb disposal teams previously removed 150 canisters from two sites near Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline

Zimbabwe's president has defied calls to resign despite his own party's threat to impeach him.

Germany coalition: Talks collapse as FDP pulls out

Attempts to form a coalition government fail, plunging Germany into uncertainty.

Argentina missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather

Rescuers face "very difficult" conditions in the hunt for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew on board.

Morocco food stampede kills 15 and wounds many

The incident occurred as a charity aid was distributing aid in the town of Sidi Boulaalam.