Boy, 2, rushed to hospital with serious burns after drinking caustic soda from bottle he grabbed from shop shelf while mother wasn"t looking

Boy, 2, rushed to hospital with serious burns after drinking caustic soda from bottle he grabbed from shop shelf while mother wasn't lookingToddler is in a serious but stable condition in Manchester Children's HospitalA joint investigation has been launched by the police and trading standardsThe boy had been in a Moss Side cash and carry when he drank the chemical By Alex Gore PUBLISHED: 13:48 GMT, 17 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 17 January 2013 A young boy has been admitted to hospital with burns to his throat and stomach after he drank caustic soda while in a shop. Police were called shortly before 7.35pm on Monday by staff at the Manchester Children's Hospital after the two-year-old boy was admitted. The toddler was shopping with his mother when they went into the Safa cash and carry shop in Claremont Road in the Moss Side area of Manchester, on Sunday, a police spokesman said.

Four children treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after grandmother brings BBQ indoors to dry washing

Four children treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after grandmother brings BBQ indoors to dry washing /09/06/article-2199175-14DDB60F000005DC-729_468x351.jpg” width=”468″ height=”351″ alt=”Nicholas Holmes, 22, was found dead at the Hollands Wood campsite at Brockenhurst in the New Forest, Hampshire, after using a disposable BBQ to cook to burgers inside his van” class=”blkBorder” /> Nicholas Holmes, 22, was found dead at the Hollands Wood campsite at Brockenhurst in the New Forest, Hampshire, after using a disposable BBQ to cook to burgers inside his van The school girl was one of a number of campers killed by the gas this year. Hannah Thomas-Jones, 14, from Handforth, in Cheshire, died after suffering a cardiac arrest, thought to have been caused by a disposable barbecue, at a Shropshire campsite in May. Nicholas Holmes, 22, died of CO poisoning after cooking burgers in his camper van in the New Forest, Hampshire

Travel misery as over-running engineering work and signal failures hit first day back at work after Christmas break

Travel misery as over-running engineering work and signal failures hit first day back at work after Christmas breakOne train was so full passengers were ordered off before it could continueHeathrow Express was not running earlier because of over-running worksPower problems also hold up services between Reading and LondonTrain derailment in the Midlands meant services were replaced by busesWorks also lead to platform problems at Birmingham New Street StationA broken-down train brought hold-ups for passengers in ScotlandRailways in Wales suffer delays because of signalling faults | UPDATED: 17:53 GMT, 27 December 2012 Over-running engineering work, signal failures and packed trains have been heaping misery on rail passengers today as they returned to work after the Christmas break. A train at Crewe, Cheshire, was so full some passengers were ordered off before it could continue.

Bentley axes its company chaplain in case he upsets non-Christian workers: Employees start campaign to have him reinstated

Bentley axes its company chaplain in case he upsets non-Christian workers: Employees start campaign to have him reinstatedRev Francis Cooke made redundant just days before ChristmasCompany says too many people of different faiths to warrant chaplainMr Cooke says his role provided counselling for all not just ChristiansStaff have started petition to bring the chaplain back | UPDATED: 23:13 GMT, 23 December 2012 Rev Francis Cooke said he wasn't just a chaplain but a counsellor to all faiths Every week for ten years the Rev Francis Cooke visited the shop floor at Bentley, offering counselling and advice to the luxury car maker's workers. But only days before Christmas he has been made redundant because the company says he might offend non-Christians. It said there were too many religions represented among the 4,000-strong workforce at its factory to warrant a Christian chaplain.

M6 carnage: One dead and 10 injured in horror motorway pile-up

M6 carnage: One dead and 10 injured in horror motorway pile-up on southbound carriageSmash occurred on southbound carriageway near junction 16 at Sandbach, Cheshire, shortly after 11.20amNine vehicles and 15 people involved in the crash Cheshire Police: Collision involved two vans, two HGVs and five carsFive people cut from the wreckage – two have life-threatening injuries | UPDATED: 18:49 GMT, 10 December 2012 One person has died and 10 people have been injured in a horrific nine-vehicle pile-up on the M6 today, police said.