BBC news for Lincolnshire

Patients urged to 'stay away' from Lincoln A&E due to staff shortages

A shortage of accident and emergency doctors is being blamed for a reduced service over the weekend.

Lincolnshire Police e-fit looks like 'Doctor Who alien'

Other responses suggested the man looked like Richard O' Brien from the Crystal Maze, or Jasper Carrott.

Number of drivers aged over 90 tops 100,000 for first time

As the population ages, the number of older drivers is increasing, DVLA figures show.

Skegness ad 'slur' woman won over by 'best of British' resort

Gina Parkin now describes the seaside resort as "the best of British".

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns over Panama Papers verdict

The Supreme Court had disqualified him from office over corruption allegations.

Russia orders US to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions

The Kremlin tells the US to cut diplomatic staff to 455 and bars it from using some properties.

Gulnara Karimova, Uzbekistan ex-leader's daughter, 'detained'

Officials break a three-year silence about Gulnara Karimova, but her whereabouts are still unknown.

Migrant crisis: Italy backs force to police Libya shore

Italy's cabinet backs sending ships, planes and personnel - but Libya denies asking for such help.