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.

Man dies after eating 28 raw eggs for bet

Man, 20, dies after eating 28 raw eggs in a row for a betYoung Tunisian man bet friend he could eat 30 raw eggsThe 20-year-old managed 28 eggs before he collapsed | UPDATED: 19:56 GMT, 27 December 2012 A Tunisian man died after eating 28 raw eggs in one go for a bet. Dhaou Fatnassi, 20, allegedly wagered a friend he could eat 30 raw eggs in a row, for which he would receive an undisclosed sum. Mr Fatnassi, from Kairouan in north-east Tunisia, managed 28 eggs before he collapsed with severe stomach pains

UK weather: Crew member dead on flooded vessel in North Sea while huge waves knock 15 fishermen off their feet on pier in Sunderland

Crew member dead on flooded vessel in North Sea while huge waves knock 15 fishermen off their feet on pier in Sunderland Eleven crewmen winched to safety after Aberdeen Coastguard were alerted to mayday call this morning Huge waves knocked 15 fishermen off their feet on Roker Pier in Sunderland One man in his 60s sustained a broken leg and was winched to safety by helicopter Pensioners evacuated from their homes in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire because of coastal floodingRisk of localised flooding as wet weather set to stay for weekend | UPDATED: 18:46 GMT, 15 December 2012 A crewman has died and 11 others had to be rescued when stormy seas overcame their vessel in the North Sea. The Vos Sailor was damaged and took on water during severe weather overnight. Coastguard launched a rescue mission after a mayday call at 4.30am and 11 crew members were winched to safety.

Time to call for the hedge trimmer: Villagers give overgrown phone box haircut after ivy blocked the door

We were forced to excavate our phone box! Villagers give overgrown ivy a severe haircut after they couldn't open the doorTelephone box covered in ivy and has been used three times in the last yearMore than 46million people in the UK (92 per cent) now have a mobile phone By Sarah Johnson PUBLISHED: 21:16 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 07:38 GMT, 4 December 2012 It is almost completely hidden from sight and looks like it hasn't been used in years.