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Thomas Cook had its own airline, which had around 60 Airbus and Boeing craft leased from a variety of companies. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Irish aircraft lessor Avolon supplied three Airbus planes to Thomas Cook, the British travel company that collapsed yesterday after efforts to save th(...)

 Jamie Oliver’s restaurants  were rendered insolvent in Britain last week with the loss of 1,000 jobs. Photograph:  Paul Ellis

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver refused to write off almost €15 million in loans to his restaurant chain as part of a proposal to rescue the business, whi(...)

Claire’s could join a growing number of recognisable high-street names to scale back its store estate. Photograph: John Keeble/Getty Images

Accessories group Claire’s is considering a raft of store closures as the troubled fashion accessories chain becomes the latest high-street firm to sh(...)

 The Duchess of Cambridge wears a Jaeger dress: the firm filed a notice of intent to grant administration with the British high court last Friday. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Fashion chain Jaeger has collapsed into administration, putting 700 high street jobs at risk across the Uk and Ireland. Joint administrator Peter Sav(...)

Self-driving just one of the hugely expensive technologies in which car makers now need to invest

A report by New York-based consultancy firm Alix Partners reckons that the globe’s car makers are looking down the barrel of some seriously uncomforta(...)