BBC news for Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police appeals for help to clear fallen trees

Anyone with "equipment and relevant training" has been asked to contact police to help move fallen trees.

Margaret Thatcher set to lose out in Parliament Square statue battle

A monument to Britain's first female prime minister opposite Parliament looks set to be rejected.

Air Ambulance is to start operating 24 hours a day

Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance to double its flying hours.

Aerial view of International Bomber Command Centre memorial

The memorial spire is 31m (102ft) tall - the same as the wingspan of the Lancaster Bomber.

Live BBC World News

Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'

The couple appeared in court after prosecutors detailed the horrific abuse allegations against them.

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

A bill to temporarily fund the US government must now be backed by the Senate to avert a shutdown.

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she "thought 2017 was a big year".

HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency rigging probe

Financial giant HSBC agrees to pay $101.1m, confirming it misused client information for its own profit.