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Wow Air just went bust in yet another blow to the struggling budget airline industry

The 7-year-old Icelandic carrier, known for its bright purple planes and rock-bottom ticket prices, had been struggling with debt.
Queen Elizabeth I wore makeup that contained lead.

10 interesting things you probably didn’t know about European kings and queens

Monarchs in Europe have had a long, interesting history. Here are some surprising facts you didn't know about European kings and queens.
Carolyn McCall, the outgoing CEO of easyJet.

easyJet’s share price pops 6% despite a 17% dive in profits

The budget airline took a £101 million hit from adverse currency movements but revenue rose 5% as rivals went bust or struggled with operational issues.
Monarch is no more.

What brought down Monarch, the UK’s biggest ever airline collapse

The combination of a weak pound since the Brexit referendum, an increase in terrorist attacks in the Middle East and Europe, and Brexit uncertainty killed it.
Airport staff speak by empty Monarch Airlines check-in desks after the airline ceased trading at Birmingham Airport, Britain October 2, 2017.

12,000 stranded Monarch customers flown home in the first 24 hours of huge rescue operation

Around 98,000 people remain abroad. Over 50,000 are expected to be flown home this week, with over half currently in Spain or the Spanish islands.