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Motorcyclist dies in three vehicle collision

A motorcyclist has died after a three vehicle collision in South Carlton, Lincoln.

Police are now investigating the moments leading up to the crash that happened around 2pm today (June 17) on the B1398 Burton road.

Lincolnshire Police said the man in his 40s was fatally injured in a collision with two cars.

The road is expected to be closed for another few hours while recovery and investigation takes place.

Lincolnshire Police said in a statement:

We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen any of the vehicles and the manner in which they were being ridden or driven before the collision.

– Lincolnshire Police statement

His next of kin have been informed.


Man charged with violent offences after altercation at toy shop

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A man has been arrested after an altercation in a branch of a children's toy shop that left another man with stab wounds on his hands.

Stephen Whittington, 35, of no fixed address, was detained on suspicion of GBH, theft and public order offences at Toys R Us in Lincoln on Tuesday at around 12.30pm.

He has since been charged with theft from a shop, being equipped for theft, affray, possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and wounding with intent to resist / prevent arrest.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Lincoln Crown Court on July 12.


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Poll finds Conservative supporters want May to resign

The Conservative Home poll result found nearly 60% want Mrs May to go. Credit: PA

A majority (59.48%) of Tory members now believe Mrs May should resign, according to a snap survey by the Conservative Home website yesterday.

It found that just 36.66% of the 1,503 respondents believe she should stay on.

The survey had not been carried out as a weighted sample as people self-selected to vote in it.

Editor Paul Goodman said the results were "astonishing" and "the most damning finding that in one of our polls that I can remember".

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