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F1 bosses place bet that involves cross-dressing flight attendants?

Things are heating up in Formula One. As you may recall, earlier this year, Lotus head honcho Tony Fernandes jested that he would retire and kill himself if his team was bested by Virgin. A gaggle of reporters recently pinged Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson to see how he felt about Fernandes' oath of victory or death, and Branson responded w

Poll: Sir Richard Branson, Jeremy Clarkson best fit for UK transportation minister job

If you've stuck your head outside of the automotive maelstrom for half a second, you've probably caught wind of the fact that the UK is going through a major political shake up right now. Jolly Old has just appointed David Cameron from the Conservative Party as its new Prime Minister, and that means plenty of change is in store.. That also means that a new Transportation Minister is likely to pop up in the near future. According

Neiman Marcus tries on some green for the holidays: Christmas Book offers Twike

Neiman Marcus has finally released its famed 2006 Christmas Book of exotic holiday gifts. Not many holiday catalogs offer as wide a range as NM. You can spend $24 on a tin of NM Exclusive Candied Corn, or turn to page 32 for a $160,000 pen. Or if you really want to get your friends something no one else has, just turn to page 87. There you'll find that $1.7 million will buy a ride for 6 in Virgin Atlantic's Space

Virgin Group pledges $3 billion to fight global warming at CGI

MSNBC reports that today in New York at the Clinton Global Initiative, a conference focused on the world's economic, health and energy issues, Richard Branson pledged to commit all the profits from his transportation businesses over 10 years, estimated at about $3 billion, to fight global warming.

Soon at a pump near you: Virgin Fuels

Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, is worried about global warming, since his business interests cover six continents and deal with transportation through the air and on land. But Branson, being the prolific entrepreneur he is, does not see disaster; he sees opportunity to reinvent the fuel business. Branson is investing in traditional alternatives such as ethanol plants and solar power, but he is also developing a new ultra clean fuel that can power jets, cars and trucks. The fue