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LONDON, Oct 6- Britain's Virgin Atlantic said its domestic short-haul unit, Little Red, would cease operations in 2015, just over two years after it was launched. The airline, which is 51 percent owned by its British billionaire founder Richard Branson and 49 percent owned by U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines, said in a statement that Little Red had "not been able to make a...
Virgin Money, the U.K. bank founded and part-owned by Richard Branson, said it plans to raise $243.3 million from listing in London.
*Demand from U.S. investors, Europe, UK. LONDON, Sept 26- Lloyds Banking Group has sold a further 11.5 percent stake in TSB in a 161 million pound share placing to investors that required no discount to the market price following strong demand. They see TSB as a viable challenger to Britain's "Big Four" banks- Lloyds, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and HSBC.
Tired of two weeks vacation a year? Perhaps you should work for Virgin, where boss Richard Branson believes in offering unlimited time off.
Sir Richard Branson estimates the North America trucking industry could save up to $40 billion a year through new technologies.
Sept 15- Sidecar, a ride-sharing startup which competes with on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft, said it raised $15 million from existing and new investors, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Existing investors Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures also participated in the funding round, the company wrote in a blog post.
*Branson says ban would cost Russia more than airlines. KIEV, Sept 12- Russia would be the biggest loser if it carried out a threat to ban Western airlines from flying over its territory, Richard Branson, the founder of British airline Virgin Atlantic, said on Friday.
While calling for the decriminalization of drugs, Sir Richard Branson tells CNBC he does not see the Virgin Group getting into the business of legalized pot.
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group chairman & CEO, discusses his new book.
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the management of Apple under Tim Cook's leadership.
Discussing decriminalizing drugs, with Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group chairman & CEO. The way to deal with it is to treat drugs as a health problem, says Branson.
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on finding a peaceful solution to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
LONDON, Sept 3- British airline Virgin Atlantic is to beef up its core transatlantic services and stop flying to Tokyo, Mumbai, Vancouver and Cape Town, to help it try to reach a level of profitability which has proved elusive for the past 15 years.
*U.S.- Russia ties soured by Ukraine crisis. MOSCOW, Russia, Aug 21- Russia said on Thursday it was investigating dozens of McDonald's restaurants, in what many businessmen said was retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine they fear could spread to other symbols of Western capitalism.
The privately held company obtained a license to operate in Mexico earlier this year, and will use the network owned by Spain's Telefonica, the sources, who requested anonymity as the plans were still not public, said.
Virgin America filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market.
A Boeing executive says space exploration must be resold to the public in these days of tight budgets and declining interest.
If we get it right, the trip from New York to Tokyo could be less than an hour, says Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, sharing his vision of travel in the future.
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, talks about Virgin America's struggle for two gates at Love Field in Dallas. When you have no competition as in Love Field, fares go up, says Branson.
The first fully electric auto racing championship soon gets underway, as Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag tells CNBC.
The national average hotel room rate is forecast to rise 5.4 percent, according to PKF Hospitality Research.
Chase Reed, 16 and still in high school, has opened a sneaker pawn shop in Harlem with his dad. And yes, they're making a profit.
The debate surrounding the legality of Airbnb reached New York's City Hall this week.