BBC news for Lincolnshire

Newly opened £12m railway bridge to close for repairs

Network Rail says pedestrians have complained about rainwater pooling on the staircase steps.

Complaint over judge's Rooney traveller family remarks

The judge made the comments as he sentenced the Rooney family for modern slavery offences.

National Trust memberships hit new high of five million

The charity's chairman, Tim Parker, says people go to its sites to escape "busy, noisy" technology.

Ex-Diocese of Lincoln clergyman sexually abused girls

John Bailey, 76, indecently assaulted three girls between 1955 and 1982.

Live BBC World News

Trump NFL row: Sports stars round on US president

Leading US sports stars attack the president for "offensive" comments about players who protest.

Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term as voting begins

Chancellor Angela Merkel eyes another term with the right-wing AfD seeking a breakthrough.

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico facing crisis

The entire island is still without power and engineers say it could take months to be restored.

Trump and North Korea war of words escalates

Donald Trump warns North Korean leaders "won't be around much longer" if threats continue.