BBC news for Lincolnshire

Porton Down experts assist Lincolnshire mustard gas clear up

The military experts were called in after 150 canisters of the gas were found by bottle collectors.

Donna Nook Nature Reserve sees earliest seal pup birth

The new pup's arrival at the Donna Nook reserve beat last year's first birth by nine days.

Judo instructor Jason Simpson jailed for sex with teen

Jason Simpson repeatedly had sex with his victim, who fell pregnant at the age of 15.

NHS waits for cancer care, A&E and ops worsen across UK

Hospital performance slumps across UK with staff warning hitting key targets now an 'impossible' job.

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Obama and Bush decry deep US divisions without naming Trump

Comments by the two ex-presidents are seen as a veiled rebuke of Donald Trump's leadership.

Kirkuk province: Iraqi and Kurdish forces in fierce fight

Fierce fighting erupts in the last part of the Kirkuk province held by the Kurdish Peshmerga.

MH370: Malaysia in deal with US firm to restart plane search

Texas-based Ocean Infinity signs a deal to search for plane wreckage on a "no find-no fee" basis.

Top Chinese officials 'plotted to overthrow Xi Jinping'

A top official's claim of a power struggle has contradicted the Communist Party's unified image.