Richard Branson

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Branson review – makes you wonder if Sir Richard’s risk-taking is really worth celebrating
This four-part documentary series profiles an existence in which the Virgin boss has repeatedly gambled his financial security – and even his life. But is it worth celebrating?

Jack Seale

04, Dec, 2022 @10:10 PM

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Hundreds of Heathrow staff to strike in run-up to Fifa World Cup
Three days of action from 18 November could mean disruption for football fans heading to Qatar

Mark Sweney and Joanna Partridge

04, Nov, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Richard Branson will stop ‘turning girls upside down’ on Virgin planes
The airline owner says he is still physically capable of ‘picking up ladies’ but ‘times have moved on’

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent, in Tampa

03, Nov, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Richard Branson urges Heathrow not to limit Christmas flights
Strong dollar and end of Covid restrictions lead to huge boom in travel from US to UK, Virgin and Delta say

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

03, Nov, 2022 @2:49 PM

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The US has a ruling class – and Americans must stand up to it | Bernie Sanders
In the year 2022, three multibillionaires own more wealth than the bottom half of American society – 160 million Americans. This is unsustainable

Bernie Sanders

02, Sep, 2022 @10:15 AM

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What do you give the billionaire Richard Branson for his birthday? A cruise ship full of lookalikes
Five nights sailing the Caribbean and a Branson-themed fancy dress party? The shy and retiring mogul somehow made the best of it

26, Jul, 2022 @4:05 PM

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Andrew Garfield to play Richard Branson in limited TV series
The recent Emmy nominee will take on the role of the entrepreneur in a drama focused on the rise of Virgin Airways

Benjamin Lee

15, Jul, 2022 @4:23 PM

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Space cadets Branson and Bezos scoop the 2021 shamelessness prize
Virgin and Amazon bosses do well in our awards for business brass neck, but there are also nods to big oil, big money – and a powerful whiff of Musk

Jasper Jolly

26, Dec, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Virgin Atlantic gets £400m injection as airlines battle Omicron gloom
Further investment made by Sir Richard Branson and Delta as airline is hit by return of travel restrictions

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

13, Dec, 2021 @7:45 PM

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‘Luxury carbon consumption’ of top 1% threatens 1.5C global heating limit
Richest 1% will account for 16% of total emissions by 2030, while poorest 50% will release one tonne of CO2 a year

Phoebe Weston

05, Nov, 2021 @12:09 PM

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Space Titans review – Bezos, Musk and Branson battle to blast their loads
This wildly hagiographic documentary about the billionaires fiddling with their massive rockets will have you cringing all the way into suborbital space

Lucy Mangan

04, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Rocket men: how billionaires are using celebrities as PR for their space projects
Critics see the ‘awful business’ of private space tourism as having little technological or exploration value

Richard Luscombe

13, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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