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BBC News: Migrant population 'up 565,000'
Friday 6th March 2015
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BBC news for Lincolnshire

Police search former Tory MP's home

The home of former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor, on the Belvoir Castle estate near Grantham, is searched by police investigating historical allegations of child abuse.

Charity to honour Dambusters pilot

A Dambusters pilot who is selling his medals to raise funds for the Bomber Command Memorial is honoured by an RAF charity.

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.

£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.

Death crash driver named by police

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

VIDEO: Meet England's new Europeans

BBC Inside Out examines migration in Boston

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

Live BBC World News

Outcry as IS 'wrecks' Assyrian site

Archaeologists and officials express outrage about the reported bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Palestinian driver attacks Israelis

A Palestinian man drives into a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem, injuring four Israeli policewomen and another bystander.

Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

US actor Harrison Ford is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered when crashing his plane on to a golf course in Los Angeles.

Kremlin critic Navalny out of prison

Alexei Navalny vows not to "step back" as he is released from prison a week after the killing of fellow opposition figure, Boris Nemtsov.

Taiwan train stabber gets death

A Taiwanese court sentences a 21-year-old man to death for killing four people and injuring 22 in a knife attack in the underground last year.

Nine hurt in China station attack

Nine people have been injured in a knife attack at a station in Guangzhou, with one attacker shot dead, police say.

Austria advises against Klimt return

An Austrian panel is due to recommend whether a major painting by Gustav Klimt' should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners.

Ukraine to top agenda at EU meeting

EU foreign ministers are due to meet in the Latvian capital Riga with the crisis in Ukraine expected to dominate the agenda.

BBC Sports News

Stewards to act on sexist abuse

Stewards and safety officers are being briefed on how to tackle sexist abuse in football stadiums as part of a campaign.

Oldham job 'at wrong time' - Scholes

Paul Scholes rejects the chance to become Oldham Athletic manager, but believes the position will be his in the future.

Johnson-Thompson leads pentathlon

Katarina Johnson-Thompson runs a personal best in the 60m hurdles to lead the European Indoor pentathlon after one event.

Sexist chanting needs reporting - FA

Fans are urged by the FA to report sexist abuse after evidence women officials and staff are being subjected to obscene chants.

Cole accepts Twitter abuse charge

West Ham's Carlton Cole accepts a Football Association charge for making abusive comments on Twitter.

Gabriel out with hamstring injury

Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista will miss the FA Cup tie at Manchester United after being ruled out for two to three weeks.

Glenn appointed FA chief executive

The Football Association appoints current CEO of United Biscuits, Martin Glenn, as its new chief executive.

Robson given Miami Open wildcard

Laura Robson is closer to a comeback as she is given a qualifying wildcard for the Miami Open after a 14-month absence.

Police search former Tory MP's home

The home of former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor, on the Belvoir Castle estate near Grantham, is searched by police investigating historical allegations of child abuse.

Charity to honour Dambusters pilot

A Dambusters pilot who is selling his medals to raise funds for the Bomber Command Memorial is honoured by an RAF charity.

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.

£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.

Death crash driver named by police

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

VIDEO: Meet England's new Europeans

BBC Inside Out examines migration in Boston

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

AskTen - Ten amazing things you may not have known last week
http://askten.co.uk


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: Why are British pubs closing down?

BBC reporter Kassim Kayira visits the East End of London to find out why many of its pubs are closing down.

VIDEO: Comic Relief donations saving lives

For Comic Relief 2015, comedian Lenny Henry has travelled to Uganda to find out how money raised in the UK is helping save lives in Africa.

VIDEO: App guides blind people on the Tube

A new trial on the London Underground is designed to help blind and partially-sighted people get around independently using wireless technology.

VIDEO: Can marketing change your vote?

The Today programme's John Humprys is in Watford with marketing expert Gail Parminter and some political soap-powder.

VIDEO: Classic Ford Mexico car stolen

Police have released CCTV footage of a ram raid car theft in Surrey

VIDEO: BoE under investigation for fraud

The SFO is investigating the Bank of England after allegations that the process under which it lent to banks during the financial crisis was "rigged".

VIDEO: Meet England's new Europeans

BBC Inside Out takes a journey across England to report on the current state of immigration with exclusive access to the latest figures on migration.

VIDEO: Child star with Down's syndrome back on TV

Ruben Reuter has Down's syndrome and has secured a main role in a new show for CBBC.