3 hrs ago
New joint venture to make bid for East Coast line
STAGECOACH has formed a 90-10 joint venture with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group to bid for the currently state-operated East Coast Mainline between London and Scotland.
7 hrs ago
Virgin Galactic's Private SpaceShipTwo Spacecraft Soars in Glide Test
Virgin Galactic's private SpaceShipTwo space plane, built to fly space tourists on suborbital thrill rides, successfully flew its latest glide test over the California desert today .
10 hrs ago
Silicon Alley Insider
9 Big Ideas That Will Define 2014
As 2014 gets closer, LinkedIn asked its group of top influencers to pick the " one big idea " that they believe will shape 2014.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Kate Winslet gives birth to third child
OSCAR winning actress Winslet and her husband Nate Rocknroll have welcomed their first child together a year after tying the knot.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The 'challenger' banks
Halifax is presenting itself as a challenger in Scottish high street banking but in reality is owned by Lloyds Banking Group .
The Globe and Mail
Vacation Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands
Lying on a plush daybed, Sir Richard Branson looks out at the glittering turquoise sea from a terrace of the Great House on Necker Island, his 30-hectare private paradise in the British Virgin Islands.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Parliament to pay tribute to Mandela
MPs and peers are to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela during the opening of business at the Houses of Parliament.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Richard Branson remembers Nelson Mandela
Sir Richard Branson's head today is filled with images of Nelson Mandela dancing.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Qantas Reels From a Fare War Down Under
A vicious battle with Qantas believes it is the victim of an " uneven playing field " as Virgin's foreign investors fund that airline's expansion at a loss.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
77% of US domestic air routes are a monopoly; nine routes have at...
At the beginning of the year four airlines served the 500-kilometre intra-Californian market from Los Angeles to San Jose.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Academy at Shawnee hosts 'Google Hangout' with Virgin Galactic
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Students in Jefferson County and other districts across the nation participated in a unique opportunity introducing the next wave of space exploration.
Branson blasts Qantas management and service
In one of the most damning attacks in the airline industry, Sir Richard Branson has lashed out at Qantas accusing the Australian icon of being badly managed and offering bad service.
This is Guernsey
Waxworks turn knitwits for charity
Sprinter Usain Bolt, actress Kate Winslet, London Mayor Boris Johnson and Virgin tycoon Sir Richard Branson are among those dressed in festive jumpers in support of a Save The Children campaign.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
KRQE News 13
Virgin Galactic hires two New Mexicans
Virgin Galactic, the first commercial spaceliner owned by British billionaire Sir Richard Branson, announced this week it's made its first New Mexico hires to help launch passengers into space.
Canada Online Explorer
Ten celebrities who are afraid to fly
Are you afraid to fly? It may surprise you that some celebrities -- known for their jet-setting lives and frequent appearances at events and on movie sets around the world -- are terrified of boarding a plane.
Alpha Boys' School makes successful Branson pitch
Chief executive officer of the Virgin Group, which established the Branson Entrepreneurship Centre in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Sir Richard Branson , hugs the top three contenders in the Pitch to Rich competition staged as part of activities to celebrate the second anniversary of the centre.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Successful Online Marketer Mario Brown Graces the Cover of Foundr Magazine
Foundr Magazine, published to highlight the brightest names in various fields of business and industries, who have featured names like Sir Richard Branson, have chosen Mario Brown for the spotlight in issue #4.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center To Be Featured In Space Travel Discussion
In support of the world's first commercial space flight in 2014, the UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center will participate in a live Google Hangout sponsored by the National Challenger Center Network, Virgin Galactic, and Galactic Unite.
Virgin Galactic Now Takes Bitcoin for Private Spaceflights, Sir Richard Branson Says
British billionaire Sir Richard Branson said his company Virgin Galactic is now accepting the digital-only currency for its commercial spaceflights aboard SpaceShipTwo.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Richard Branson on Knowing When to Give Up on Your Idea
Editor's Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers.