BBC news for Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire's first psychiatric unit 'key to patient recovery'

The 10-bed unit only accepts male patients, with talks promised on a similar facility for women.

Lucas Markham police interview: Killer recounts Spalding double murder

A teenager who murdered his girlfriend's mother and sister as they slept told police he had 'hated' the woman.

Over 1,700 patients at risk in 'colossal' NHS mail blunder

Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes left to pile up in a warehouse.

Drink-driver Romans Krilovs jailed for killing 'concert dad'

Krilovs had am open bottle of Jack Daniels and had been on the phone moments before crash, court hears.

Live BBC World News

Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court

The helicopter is reported to have been stolen by a police officer, whose whereabouts are unknown.

Qatar condemns Saudi refusal to negotiate over demands

The emirate says its neighbour's stance is "contrary to the principles" of international relations.

Fake news: Trump golf resorts display fake Time magazine cover

A fake Time magazine cover featuring Donald Trump has been hanging in five of his golf clubs.

China launches new warship type to boost military strength

The launch comes as Beijing is increasingly assertive in the South China Sea.