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Jamal Waked named Horatio Alger Scholar

Jamal Waked, 18, of Seminole was one of only three high school students in the state of Florida, and one of only 105 students in the country to be named among the 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholars.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Celebrities, Tom Selleck

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Eastwood Advertiser

Daredevil charity skydive

Three high-fliers are still coming down to earth after raising more than 1,000 by taking part in a sponsored sky-dive.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England,

Market Wire

YANGAROO Joins Independent Artist Ronny Morris in Spreading His Video ...

As today marks the celebration of Earth Day around the globe, YANGAROO , the industry's leading secure digital media management and distribution company, is proud to announce its partnership with award winning singer/songwriter Ronny Morris who has created an international campaign to rally global support for the Save the Arctic Campaign launched ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Huffington Post

If Every Billionaire Talked Like This, Maybe We Could Have Nice Things

Richard Branson, chairman and founder of Virgin Group Ltd., speaks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 13th annual Aviation Summit in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, April 3, 2014.



ICE boss takes on a changing role

Three men each face a single charge that they deliberately engaged in conduct intended to prevent proper scrutiny of the senior officer pay award process After a busy bank holiday weekend today Alex Bywater takes over the baton of breaking news in Welsh sport.


Related Topix: Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Jamie needs public support to get to Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson

Jamie Grant, 28, is in the running to reach the final in the search for Britain's best business start-up.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Virgin Galactic has its first global partner, Land Rover

We now have another reason to worship Sir Richard Branson. The goal of this partnership is to " bring together two world leaders in adventure, innovation and exploration," and to inspire young people to start careers in engineering, science and technology.


Related Topix: Land Rover, Land Rover Discovery, SUV, Land

Emirates News Agency

Aabar Investments announces competition to send an Emirati into space

WAM ABU DHABI, 20th April, 2014 -- An Emirati will win the chance to travel into space as part of a nationwide competition being launched by Abu Dhabi-based Aabar Investments.


Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Middle East, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

USA Today

How old is your plane? You may be surprised

Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group, speaks during the 13th annual Aviation Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on April 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: Airlines, Virgin America

The Huffington Post

The Hiring Guru: Robert Duggan Billionaire

I have always said my Ten Truths of Hiring were just that, Ten Truths, not the only truths.


Related Topix: Startups, Pharmacyclics, Healthcare Law, Law, Leukemia, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Journal

Virgin Hotels opening Nashville location

Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder and British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, has plans to open and operate a 240-room hotel in Nashville, the company announced today.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Daily Mail

Christina Huffington, Arianna's daughter, posts pictures happily...

Happy: Christina Huffington, daughter of Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, is said to be in a happy and blossoming relationship with Sophie Watts Smiles: Christina Huffington, seen here with Sophie Watts, has spoken openly about her battle with cocaine addiction and praised her family for their support Christina beams in the pictures - ... (more)


Related Topix: Arianna Huffington, Drugs, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Drug Testing

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Starkey co-founders featured in 'Operation Change' docu series

The 10-part series follows Starkey Hearing Foundation founder and co-founder Bill and Tani Austin, along with their son Steven Sawalich, Starkey's executive director, around the world as they work to make a difference in the lives of people in need.


Related Topix: Cheyenne, WY, Entertainment

The Drinks Business

Richard Branson to buy South African vineyard

English entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in the South African province of Franschhoek.


Related Topix: South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel

Daily Mail

Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic announce stellar tie-in with Land Rover

From SUV's to outer-space: Virgin Galactic flies SpaceshipTwo to the deck of US aircraft carrier to announce first global partnership with Land Rover Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic announces British luxury SUV firm Land Rover provide all transport within Spaceport America, in New Mexico Tie-in was announced on the deck of the USS Intrepid - ... (more)


Related Topix: Land Rover, Land Rover Discovery, Land, SUV, Science / Technology, Space

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bajan Reporter

What Can Russia Learn From The Caribbean?

That's according to new Invest Caribbean Now President, Sheila Newton-Moses , who along with Invest Caribbean Now Founder and Chairman, Felicia J. Persaud , were the lone Caribbean representatives at the invitation only Global Russia Business Meeting held from April 6-7, 2014 in Valencia, Spain.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Marketing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Star

Salute to Selima

Leading businesswoman Selima Ahmad has won the prestigious Oslo Business for Peace Award 2014 for her socially responsible and ethical business practices.


Fri Apr 11, 2014


The Child Who Inspired Sir Richard Branson's...

Sir Richard Branson , the man behind the dream to bring citizens into space, has only one person to thank in realizing that dream.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Yelp Blog

London's Cocktails and Dreams at Babylon

A view this beautiful needs an event to match. Yelpers in London were treated to a night of Cocktails and Dreams at the famous BabylonRestaurantand Bar.



St George's Day parade success in Keighley

The St George's Day Scout parade makes its way along North Street in Keighley ahead of the service held at St Anne's Church All sections - Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorer Scouts and the Scout Network - were represented at Sunday's event.