BBC news for Lincolnshire

Man jailed for raping young girl

The 51-year-old carried out the offences at various addresses in Glasgow between 1981 and 1990.

Shih-tzu owner Michael Timms from Skegness in animal ban

The dog, which was found with a burst abscess, matted fur and a tumour, was later put to sleep.

Scampton Airshow cancelled for 2018 after making loss

It is understood the loss was due to higher than expected costs and a lack of ticket sales.

BBC commentator Ian Stringer's struggle to help alcoholic mother

The mother of Leicester City commentator Ian Stringer was found at her home weeks after her death.

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Australia child abuse inquiry finds 'serious failings'

A landmark inquiry calls for the Catholic Church to allow voluntary celibacy for its priests.

Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev gets eight years for bribery

Alexei Ulyukayev - guilty of seeking a $2m bribe for an oil deal - will go to a tough prison.

Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

The more than 3,000-year-old burials are among three recent discoveries near the city of Aswan.

France Millas train crash: Children killed as bus cut in two

At least four children died and at least 18 people were hurt in the collision in southern France.