BBC news for Lincolnshire

Donna Nook Nature Reserve sees earliest seal pup birth

The new pup's arrival at the Donna Nook reserve beat last year's first birth by nine days.

Hospital targets missed en masse as performance slumps

Doctors express concern as BBC analysis shows growing waits in A&E, cancer care and for operations.

House prices - has the home ownership dream soured?

Frustrations as house values in many parts of the country fail to recover from the financial crisis of 2007.

Man appears in court after two die in water-filled ditch crash

A Mazda crashed into a water-filled ditch on Friday, killing the two passengers in the rear.

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China's Communist Party congress begins in Beijing

The gathering determines who leads China and the country's direction for the next five years.

Kenya election official resigns, saying poll 'not credible'

Roselyn Akombe, now in New York, tells the BBC she feared for her safety in Kenya.

Trump's latest travel ban order blocked

A judge says the policy "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor".

Raqqa: IS 'capital' falls to US-backed Syrian forces

A US-backed alliance says three years of jihadist rule in the northern Syrian city are over.