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: Mugabe to meet with army chief on his future

Zimbabwe's president is to meet the army chief amid intense pressure for him to quit.

US nuclear chief to resist 'illegal' presidential strike order

Gen John Hyten says that instead he would work to agree a legal alternative with a president.

Argentina missing submarine: Satellite signals detected

The Argentine naval submarine went missing on Wednesday with 44 crew on board

Palestinians 'could freeze US ties' over Washington office closure

The US says the Palestinians can't have an office if they pursue Israelis at an international court.