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  1. The new political picture in Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    That's it from me after a somewhat busy few hours, but before I go here's a quick rundown of the thrills and spills we've had in Lincolnshire as the general election results flowed in:

    • Lincoln is now an island of red in a sea of blue after Karen Lee clinched the seat for Labour
    • The Conservative MPs who've been re-elected in our region have all gained increased majorities
    • UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has announced his resignation at a press conference in Boston after coming third in the constituency
  2. Watch: Lincoln's young voters have their say

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    Labour's success in Lincoln has been put down in part to the number of young people coming out to vote.

    Lincoln has a large number of university students and we asked young people in the city what persuaded them to vote:

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    Video caption: The result in Lincoln was partly put down to the number of young people coming out to vote
  3. Man dies in crash near Grantham

    A 20-year-old man has died after the car he was driving came off the road at Londonthorpe near Grantham and overturned.

    It happened at about 22:35 yesterday night on High Road, police say.

    A 19-year-old local man who was a passenger in the car was taken to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham where he remains in a very serious condition.

    Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is being asked to get in touch with police.

  4. Lincolnshire's mental health services 'good' - health watchdog

    Lincolnshire's mental health services have been rated "good" by a national health watchdog.

    The Care Quality Commission report follows an inspection carried out in April which said services at Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust required improvement overall.

    The latest report says supervision and maintenance of patient records still need improving though, and demand on beds and acute care remain high - reflecting national pressures.

    But, safety, caring and responsive staff and leadership are all rated good, the report says.

  5. Lincoln's new MP aims to continue nursing

    Karen Lee, Lincoln's new Labour MP, also happens to be a nurse at Lincoln County Hospital.

    Karen Lee

    She's preparing to take her seat at Westminster after having pushed out Conservative Karl McCartney.

    Despite this, she says she hopes she can still do some nursing shifts as well as carrying out her duties as the city's new MP.

    Ms Lee says: "I would really like to carry on, perhaps doing the odd bank shift and keep my registration current. I had to work very hard to be a nurse and I enjoy being a nurse."

  6. Extra police kept close eye on election counts

    There were extra officers on duty at election counts across the country last night.

    These officers were on patrol at the Guildhall in Hull:

    Officers at Hull count

    And there were armed officers on duty at the count in Boston:

    Police in Boston
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    Video caption: Kim Edwards police interview: 'I never got on with my mum'
  8. Spalding murders: Daughter Kim Edwards named as killer

    The couple believed to be Britain's youngest double murderers have been named, after a judge lifted a ban on identifying them.

    Lucas Markham and Kim Edwards

    Kim Edwards and her boyfriend Lucas Markham murdered Edwards' mother Elizabeth, 49, and her younger sister Katie, 13, at their home in Spalding, Lincolnshire, in April 2016.

    The killers, who were 14 at the time, were both jailed in November.

    A bid to stop their names being made public was rejected in the High Court.

  9. General Election rundown for Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    Wow, what a rollercoaster of a day so far in the aftermath of the general election!

    Here's a rundown of what's happened here in Lincolnshire:

  10. BreakingPrime Minister to meet the Queen

    Theresa May has just left Downing Street for Buckingham Palace.

    Despite failing to win a majority in the general election, she's expected to ask the Queen for permission to form a new government.

  11. Watch: UKIP leader's resignation speech

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    Paul Nuttall has conceded defeat both as UKIP's leader and as candidate for the Boston and Skegness constituency where he came third in the general election.

    Resigning his post as leader of the party, this is some of what Mr Nuttall had to say:

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    Video caption: Paul Nuttall standing down as UKIP leader
  12. Lincoln MP adds to record number of female MPs elected

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    There'll be more than 207 women in this parliament following the general election, outnumbering the 196 women elected in 2015.

    About 30% of general election candidates were women this year - up from the previous record of 26% in 2015.

    One of those women is Karen Lee, who's won the Lincoln seat for Labour by beating Conservative Karl McCartney into second place:

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  13. Nuttall quits after 'hubristic, foolish and politically naive' election

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    More on the news that UKIP leader Paul Nuttall's announced at a press conference in Boston, Lincolnshire, that he's resigning his post.

    Paul Nuttall

    He says the party's been a victim of its own success.

    He came third in Boston and Skegness.

    Mr Nuttall says: "We forced the referendum and we helped win Brexit and some people mistakenly think our job is done but it's not.

    "What a hubristic, foolish and politically naive election to call. It has put our Brexit at risk."

  14. BreakingUKIP leader Nuttall resigns

    Paul Nuttall has resigned as the leader of UKIP after his party failed to gain a single seat in Westminster.

    He stood for election in the Boston and Skegness constituency and came third.

  15. Brigg and Goole MP: Corbyn 'dangerous'

    Andrew Percy has held his seat for the Conservatives in Brigg and Goole, but he says the results for the party nationally are "sad".

    Andrew Percy

    He says: "I've supported Theresa May from day one. I think it's very sad, actually, that the results are as they have been.

    "The people of this country voted to leave the European Union and the idea that somebody like Jeremy Corbyn would be negotiating for us is just dangerous."

  16. Watch: Ringing endorsement for Jeremy Corbyn from new Lincoln MP

    Tim Iredale

    Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Karen Lee's been speaking as the new Labour MP for Lincoln.

    She won with a majority of more than 1,500- taking the seat from the Conservative's Karl McCartney.

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    Video caption: Karen Lee gives one of her first TV interviews as the new Labour MP
  17. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A17 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A17 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, at Main Street.

    A17 Lincolnshire - An accident involving two vehicles on A17 in both directions in North Rauceby at the Main Street junction.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  18. Lincs MP - 'I think we're in for an interesting few days'

    Lucy Parry

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The Conservative MP for Louth & Horncastle Victoria Atkins has been reacting to her re- election.

    She won the seat comfortably with a majority of 19,641 votes.

    Victoria Atkins

    Speaking after the result Ms Atkins says 'I'm absolutely delighted that I've been given the chance to continue working hard for Louth & Horncastle... I think we're in for an interesting few days if I can put it that way.'

  19. 25,000 majority for Tories in South Holland & The Deepings

    Paul Russell

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    John Hayes held South Holland and The Deepings for the Conservatives.

    He received 35,179 votes- that's 70% of the vote.

    John Hayes MP

    Mr Hayes says 'I care about this place, I think they know I care about it, they've entrusted me as their Member of Parliament and I will repay them with all of my effort, with all of my commitment and with all of my dedication."