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Pop label tries to halt Coca-Cola's Relentless march

A battle over who owns the brand name Relentless could force Coca-Cola to drop its popular energy drink after the record company behind Joss Stone and K T Tunstall launched court proceedings against the US manufacturer.

Sebastian Vettel signs new Red Bull contract

Sebastian Vettel has today pledged his future to Red Bull Racing by signing a three-year contract extension.

Last Night's TV: How to Make It in America/Sky Atlantic<br />30 Rock/Comedy Central<br />Tim Marlow on Modern British Sculpture/Sky Arts 1

Those of you trapped outside the Sky Atlantic paywall are probably aware you're missing major dramas like Boardwalk Empire and Treme. But as you teach yourselves how to steal those shows from the internet, you should also make a note to download one more of the channel's acquisitions: the underhyped How to Make It in America, a half-hour comedy/drama by the creators of Entourage.

Alcoholic energy drink faces ban after binge deaths

Reports of students being hospitalised after drinking Four Loko force authorities to act

Red Bull reward the 'dream team'

Red Bull Racing owner Dietrich Mateschitz has pledged to pay bonuses to every single member of his "dream team", including the cleaners.

Research links energy drinks with alcohol dependence

Frequent consumption of energy drinks may increase the risk of a person becoming alcohol dependent, research has shown.

Briton wins Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Gary Hunt from Southampton was crowned the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series champion at the final leg of the tournament in Hawaii over the weekend.

Red Bull Image Quest 2010 winner announced

The winner of the Red Bull Image Quest 2010, the world’s biggest action and adventure sports photography competition, was announced last night at a cermony at Trinity College, Dublin.

Briton leaps to Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series win

La Rochelle, Yucatán and now Kragerø – the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series has reached its midway point and Briton Gary Hunt is the man of the 2010 season so far, after gaining the most points for diving off a 26.8 metre platform at Skagerrak strait in Norway on Saturday.

Lucozade and Irn-Bru to carry hyperactivity warnings

The makers of two of Britain's best-selling soft drinks, Lucozade and Irn-Bru, have been forced to warn parents that the drinks may cause hyperactivity. A newly introduced EU law compels both drinks to display a warning that they contain artificial colours linked to behavioural problems in young children.

Divers tackle Norway&rsquo;s &lsquo;skerries&rsquo; for Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Intrepid divers will hurl themselves off a 27m tall “skerry” in Kragero, Norway tomorrow for the third event in the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.

Three days to run 135 miles in 50C Death Valley heat. And he's 75

Few places are more deserving of their name than Death Valley at the height of summer. The Californian desert is blasted by the sun and temperatures that regularly climb to 50C in the shade.

Victory for Britain in Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2010

Britain's Gary Hunt has claimed his second consecutive victory at the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2010, held in Yucatán, Mexico.



Under the Microscope: How does caffeine work?

Answered by: Professor Andrew Smith, Director, Centre for Occupational and Health Psychology, University of Cardiff

Caffeine shot 'reduces mistakes' by workers

A shot of caffeine can reduce potentially disastrous mistakes made by drowsy shift workers, research has shown.

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24-Hour party person

Photographer Richard Young has been snapping celebrities at play for 40 years. As his latest book is released, he reveals that it wasn’t all fun and games
Michelle Obama's school dinners: America’s children have a message for the First Lady

A taste for rebellion

US children have started an online protest against Michelle Obama’s drive for healthy school meals by posting photos of their lunches
Colouring books for adults: How the French are going crazy for Crayolas

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Jack Thorne's play 'Hope': What would you do as a local politician faced with an impossible choice of cuts?

What would you do as a local politician faced with an impossible choice of cuts?

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Ed Harcourt on Romeo Beckham and life as a court composer at Burberry

Call me Ed Mozart

Paloma Faith, Lana del Ray... Romeo Beckham. Ed Harcourt has proved that he can write for them all. But it took a personal crisis to turn him from indie star to writer-for-hire
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Festive treats: 10 best stocking fillers for foodies

From boozy milk to wasabi, give the food-lover in your life some extra-special, unusual treats to wake up to on Christmas morning
'I have an age of attraction that starts as low as four': How do you deal with a paedophile who has never committed a crime?

'I am a paedophile'

Is our approach to sex offenders helping to create more victims?
How bad do you have to be to lose a Home Office contract?

How bad do you have to be to lose a Home Office contract?

Serco given Yarl’s Wood immigration contract despite ‘vast failings’
Green Party on the march in Bristol: From a lost deposit to victory

From a lost deposit to victory

Green Party on the march in Bristol
Putting the grot right into Santa's grotto

Winter blunderlands

Putting the grot into grotto
'It just came to us, why not do it naked?' London's first nude free runner captured in breathtaking images across capital

'It just came to us, why not do it naked?'

London's first nude free runner captured in breathtaking images across capital
In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran