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5 hrs ago | Brand Republic

Turkey of the week: Virgin Holidays, M&C Saatchi/Lida

James Swift is no fan of Virgin Holidays' new online campaign: "The Old Spice style of ad lives and dies on a witty script and charming spokesman.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Criminal Report Daily

SpaceShipTwo Resumes Test Flights

On April 29, 2013, Virgin Galactic took a huge step toward suborbital spaceflight -- the six-person SpaceShipTwo ignited its rocket engine for the first time in flight, accelerating it to supersonic speeds.


Related Topix: California

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Virgin Mobile FreeFest will not return in 2014

Those last bouncy notes of Vampire Weekend you heard from the sloshy, muddy lawn at last year's FreeFest at Merriweather Post Pavilion ? We hope you relished them, for it might have signaled the last time you'll hear upwards of 20 big bands and electronic acts for free, for some time, at least.


Related Topix: Virgin Mobile USA, Rap, Sports

Monterey County Herald

Virgin America files for $115 million IPO

Virgin America, the only Bay Area-based airline, filed Monday for an initial public offering, adding yet another high-profile deal to an already record-breaking year for IPOs and potentially beefing up the small carrier to offer more trips.


Related Topix: Virgin America, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Burlingame, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers.


Related Topix: Marketing

Bellingham Herald

Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America Inc., which operates out of Los Angeles and San Francisco, flies to 22 airports in the United States and Mexico and has a fleet of 53 planes.


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Business Journal

Mentor advice entrepreneurs held on well into their careers

The UpTake: A mentor's wisdom helps guide startup founders. When successful, their advice is lasting.



Virgin America files for U.S. IPO

Virgin America Inc, the low-cost airline partly owned by Sir Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014


International aid worker to spend next week at University

A leading international humanitarian aid worker will be talking to students at the University of Canterbury next week to encourage them to get out into the world and people in need.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters

USA Today

'Richard Branson personifies entrepreneurship'

Q: Steve, do you have a favorite entrepreneur? Mine is Steve Jobs. That guy was amazing.


Fri Jul 25, 2014


'Priceless' - student meets Sir Richard Branson after winning competition

A university student who designed an app for farmers in Nigeria was given a "priceless" mentoring session with Sir Richard Branson.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Richard Branson's Idea for Family Travel is Pretty Polarizing

In an interview with our big bro, Conde Nast Traveler , Sir Richard Branson was asked if there were any new ideas he'd been kicking around for his airlines.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Travel

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Mail

City Interview: The dragon floating on a cloud of technical...

Piers Linney is still adjusting to his celebrity status as one of two new panel members grilling nervous entrepreneurs on the TV programme Dragons' Den.


Related Topix: Interior Design, Arts, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 22, 2014


War on Drugs Fails Public Health, Says Richard Branson at AIDS 2014

Laws that criminalize intravenous drug use and homosexuality were big topics during day two of the 20th International AIDS Conference , being held this week in Melbourne, Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Ealing Times

Virgin chief Sir Richard Branson has called for a rethink of Britain's drugs policy

Drug users should be treated with compassion rather than criminalised, Sir Richard Branson has said, as he called for a rethink of current "repressive" policies on drugs.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Romsey Advertiser

Branson urges 'drugs war' rethink

Drug users should be treated with compassion rather than criminalised, Sir Richard Branson has said, as he called for a rethink of current "repressive" policies on drugs.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

International Business Times

Sir Richard Branson's Mum Eve Speaks Up: 'Kate Winslet Did Not Save Me From Fire!'

Entrepreneur Richard Branson and his daughter Holly sit on Centre Court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 30, 2014.


Sunday Herald

Virgin Money unveils latest bank lounge

VIRGIN Money has confirmed its own current account product will be rolled out in Scotland before the end of the year as it unveiled the latest of its lounges.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Marketing


Virgin Trains Teddy Trackers Return Lost Toys to Kids

The travel operator has introduced special trackers which help ensure cuddly bears can be identified and returned to their owner.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Brandon Sun

Nation's capital to host youth empowerment summit in 2016 after Bangkok

Ottawa was chosen Monday to host the four-day One Young World summit in 2016, winning a competition to hold the event.


Related Topix: Thailand, World News