BBC news for Lincolnshire

Two Britons arrested over Microsoft hack

It is believed the men from Sleaford and Bracknell were part of a larger group.

Life sentence for disabled neighbour killer Vidmantas Svedarauskas

The victim was found with 65 injuries on his "savagely beaten" body.

Plans approved for £150m shopping complex in Lincoln

Work is expected to start in 2020 and take three years to complete.

Leading universities rated 'bronze' under new ranking system

Universities are now ranked bronze, silver or gold for their standard of undergraduate teaching.

Live BBC World News

China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan

A rescue operation is under way after about 40 homes were destroyed in Sichuan province.

White House: Qatar Gulf row is a 'family issue'

US spokesman Sean Spicer says Qatar, Saudi Arabia and others should "work crisis out themselves".

Colombia conflict: Seized Dutch journalists still held

ELN rebels deny earlier reports that the two journalists abducted last weekend have now been freed.

Venezuelan dad makes plea to president

David Vallenilla's son was shot dead by military police during a protest earlier in the week.