Joshua James (23) had wanted to play a practical joke on a friend working at the Wendy’s restaurant in Royal Palm Beach when he decided to hurl the reptile into the building, his parents told a local broadcaster. File photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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Coca-Cola Co reported an 8 per cent fall in quarterly net revenue, as a strong dollar once again reduced the value of sales from outside the United States. (Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest soft- drink company, posted fourth-quarter profit that beat(...)

The initial priority has to be making the separation from the mother as easy as possible for the baby. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) wants her baby to continue to drink only breast milk, and the baby needs to get used to taking this from(...)

‘I saw a group of men playing boules in a small square on a sunny afternoon. It struck me [it] provided a sort of undemanding friendship of a kind that I think men want.’

(...) option given the drink-driving laws. And we haven’t developed alternatives to the pub. Developing(...)

A dog IQ test has been developed by scientists who say it could pave the way for breakthroughs in our understanding of the link between intelligence and health. Photograph: Angela Driscoll/Kinloch sheepdogs/PA Wire

(...) because our lifestyle choices — whether we smoke, and how much we eat, drink and exercise — have a major(...)

We’ve rounded up five of the best recipes that are as healthy and delicious as pancakes get, including some options for vegan, celiac and dairy-free diets as well.

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Exports: on the up. Photograph: EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

(...) sectors: life-sciences, food and drink, and services; and on the key export competencies including supply(...)

Superbowl MVP Von Miller  of the Denver Broncos strips the ball from Carolina Panthers’ quarterback  Cam Newton  in the fourth quarter   at Levi’s Stadium  in Santa Clara, California. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

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The World Health Organisation has defined binge drinking as six or more standard drinks (about three pints of beer) during one occasion. Or, as I prefer to call it, Saturday night. Photograph: Ablestock

(...) health drive has, in part at least, been motivated by the desire to be able to drink alcohol – without(...)

If Geordie Shore is anything to go by, we can all become successful entrepreneurs by just going on television, getting hammered and engaging in antics that would make anybody's mammy say fifty decks of the rosary. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) Geordie Shore, where people get paid to go to Greece for six weeks to do nothing but drink, have sex(...)