Four die in two days after string of deadly avalanches sweep across the US

Four die in two days after string of deadly avalanches sweep across the USOn Saturday, a skier was killed in Colorado's Rockies after causing slideHe was found dead while a second man found alive buried for 90 minutesOther deaths on Friday were in Utah, Wyoming and New Hampshire By Mail Foreign Service PUBLISHED: 17:33 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:00 GMT, 5 March 2013 A backcountry skier has been killed and another critically injured after they triggered an avalanche in a Colorado mountain pass, in the fourth such fatality in two days as snowslides swept across the US.

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.

Tragedy as British girl, 8, on holiday in Jamaica dies in shooting at her family"s grocery store

British girl, eight, dies after being shot in head in grocery store on family holiday to Jamaica By Leslie Larson PUBLISHED: 05:04 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:41 GMT, 13 January 2013 An eight-year-old British girl on holiday in Jamaica with her family was shot dead when an assailant opened fire at a grocery store on Friday evening. Imani Green, from Balham in South London, was at her cousin's small shop on the island's north coast, in the town of Duncans in Trelawny Parish, when violence broke out during an argument. She was struck in the head by a bullet from the shooter's 9mm pistol and then was hit in the shoulder by a second bullet.

Six dead in Christmas Day horror crashes including two children who died in smash involving just one car on the M6

Christmas Day carnage on the roads: Six people dead after series of smashes across the country, including two young brothers killed in mystery M6 crash involving one carM6 crash happened between junctions 14 and 15 in Staffordshire yesterdayParamedics arrived to find Ford Focus vehicle had crashed and overturnedOther crash on B3349 near Basingstoke, Hampshire, killed husband and wifeNamed as Ann, 57, and Paul Goodrich, 56, of Church Crookham, HampshireA third smash killed one passenger on the A3102 in Melksham, WiltshireFour adults and three young children injured following second crash on M6 | UPDATED: 04:05 GMT, 26 December 2012 Two brothers and a woman died yesterday after their car flipped on a motorway in a day of Christmas carnage on the roads. The boys, aged four and ten, and a 32-year-old woman were killed as the Ford Focus careered out of control and hit a tree on the M6 in Staffordshire

Woman killed and man left critically injured after being hit by car while waiting at bus stop

Woman killed and man left critically injured after being hit by car while waiting at bus stopWoman believed to be in her 30s killed in the collision with an Audi A3 in Streatham High RoadA man was also taken to hospital in a critical condition following the collision at about 5.30am todayPolice believe the driver stopped at an earlier incident but left when officers arrived on the scene | UPDATED: 00:01 GMT, 23 December 2012 A woman was killed and a man critically injured when they were hit by a car while standing at a bus stop. The incident in Streatham High Road, in Streatham, London, happened just ten minutes after the driver made off from an earlier collision when police arrived

Man who "tried to murder his girlfriend" while on the run is arrested after evading police for two weeks

Man who 'tried to murder his girlfriend' while on the run is arrested after evading police for two weeks Michael Bennison, 28, was arrested in York last night North Yorkshire Police officers had issued an urgent public appeal He is being questioned on suspicion of attempting to murder his girlfriendA 27-year-old woman is in a stable condition in hospital with stab wounds | UPDATED: 16:16 GMT, 17 December 2012 Wanted: Michael Bennison, 28, who is suspected of stabbing his 27-year-old girlfriend with a bladed item in York on Friday afternoon A man has been arrested after it is believed he tried to kill his girlfriend while on the run from police. Michael Bennison, 28, was arrested in York yesterday evening following a nationwide manhunt

Britains coveted triple AAA credit rating comes under threat as ratings agency puts country on "negative watch"

Britain’s coveted triple AAA credit rating comes under threat as ratings agency puts country on 'negative watch'Standard & Poor’s said there was a one in three chance it could lower Britain’s rating within the next two yearsIt said it expected government debt as a percentage of gross domestic product to continue to rise in 2015 before declining againA downgrade by one of the big three credit ratings agencies would drive up the UK's borrowing costs | UPDATED: 19:24 GMT, 13 December 2012 Worrying: Britain's gold-plated triple AAA status came under pressure today after an influential credit ratings agency put it on negative watch.

Man killed in M6 pile up named: Alan Bullock died while two people remain in a serious condition following yesterday"s crash

Police name man killed in nine-vehicle M6 crash as two people involved remain in serious condition in hospitalAlan Bullock, 54, from Blackpool area died in motorway pile upTwo people remain in a serious but stable conditionPolice are still investigating the cause of the crash | UPDATED: 02:44 GMT, 12 December 2012 A man killed in a nine-vehicle pile up on the M6 has been named by police. Alan Bullock, 54, from the Blackpool area, died at the scene from his injuries following the devastating crash on Monday