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René Redzepi: The greatest chef on earth

He uses rocks for plates and cooks whatever the weather brings. John Walsh meets René Redzepi, the passionate purist behind the world’s best restaurant

A little bit of ice with your water?

Coming soon to a restaurant near you: a polar bear's home in a glass. Bottled water taken straight from an iceberg in Greenland is about to be made commercially available at around £6 a bottle.

Northern Lights: A magnetic attraction in the night sky

It's a natural light show that has long dazzled travellers – and the heavens will be at their most colourful just now. But where are the best places to enjoy the Northern Lights? Harriet O'Brien reveals all

Cairn: Greenland oil finds too small

Cairn Energy disappointed early hopes for oil exploration in Greenland yesterday with the admission that initial finds were too small to commercialise.

James Moore: The oil market is one for the gambler

Outlook Bad news for Cairn Energy, which got pummelled on the markets yesterday after admitting that it had failed to make any significant oil discovery at its wells in Greenland.

Market Report: Cairn's Greenland woes leave shares in the cold

Environmentalists would have been toasting the sight of Cairn Energy stranded at the bottom of the index yesterday, after the Edinburgh-based oil explorer announced that it had suspended drilling at the controversial Alpha-1S1 well in Greenland before reaching the intended depth. The operation has been targeted by Greenpeace campaigners, who boarded the Stena Don platform in August in an attempt to delay the exploration.

Cairn ready to invest $1.2bn in 12 Greenland oilfields

Cairn Energy's first Greenland oil drilling season was a "royal flush" and the company will invest $1.2bn (£755m) on up to 12 wells over the next three years.

Album: K T Tunstall, Tiger Suit, Relentless

For her third album, K T Tunstall has tried to combine her folksy, singer-songwriter stylings with dance-conscious beats and electronic textures.

A new oil rush as Cairn Energy reports first find off Greenland

Cairn Energy has struck oil off the coast of Greenland, just weeks after an earlier exploration well found traces of gas in the region.

Four held after Arctic storm halts Greenland protest

Four Greenpeace activists who clung to an oil rig off western Greenland using rock-climbing gear have been arrested after an Arctic storm forced them to abandon their protest.

Protesters shut down 'dangerous' Arctic oil drill

Environmental campaigners today claimed to have shut down a "dangerous" oil drilling operation by a British energy company in the Arctic.

Investment Column: The changes at Cairn need time to settle

Spectris; Promethean World

Energy firm raises oil hopes off Greenland

Edinburgh-based explorer Cairn Energy today hailed signs of a possible oil discovery in the untapped waters off the coast of Greenland.

Back with a bang, Kershaw's musical tour of the world

His personal problems behind him, the DJ is staging an ambitious return to radio

Andy Kershaw returns to Radio 3

Broadcaster Andy Kershaw is to return to BBC Radio 3 after three years off-air as a result of personal problems, it was announced today.

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