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From TheJournal.ie Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time VSS Unity This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time

“This is a momentous day and I could not be more proud of our teams,” Richard Branson said.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks' To Infinity... This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks'

Richard Branson says that the company is ‘more than tantalisingly close’.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson is training to become an astronaut Star Man

Richard Branson is training to become an astronaut

Branson says he has increased his fitness training by playing tennis four times a day.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism Free To Choose

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism

“We must not ever be seen to be censoring what our customers read and influencing their freedom of choice,” he has said.

Conor McGregor squared up to Richard Branson before a brief Twitter spat with Floyd Mayweather

Between this and renting out Funderland, he’s had a busy week.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn is going to cheer Tories by being re-elected Labour leader today. He's had quite the year Tory Rule

Jeremy Corbyn is going to cheer Tories by being re-elected Labour leader today. He's had quite the year

Unable to field a Shadow Cabinet after losing the support of Labour MPs, he is expected to see off a leadership tilt today.

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike Blessed Virgin

Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike

He shared photos of his injuries today.

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video Virgin On The Ridiculous This post contains videos

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video

Last week Corbyn sat on the floor of a Virgin train, but the company says there were plenty of seats.

From TheJournal.ie How does it feel to pitch to Richard Branson for €1.2m? This Irish company is about to find out... Foodcloud

How does it feel to pitch to Richard Branson for €1.2m? This Irish company is about to find out...

Foodcloud’s Iseult Ward is among six finalists who will pitch to the Virgin Group founder for a share of the €1.2 million prize.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Media will be hoping for a Richard Branson bounce in Ireland Virgin Birth

Virgin Media will be hoping for a Richard Branson bounce in Ireland

The company shed more customers over the three months before it was officially renamed from UPC.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson is no stranger to mad publicity stunts. Here are some of his best ones Please Sir...
From TheJournal.ie UPC customers are now Virgin Media customers - so will our remote controls work now? What Will It Mean?

UPC customers are now Virgin Media customers - so will our remote controls work now?

Their CEO says they will. But what else will the UPC rebrand mean for existing customers?

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson rode in on a massive truck and picked up one of our women Like A Virgin

Richard Branson rode in on a massive truck and picked up one of our women

Virgin Media pulled out all the stops for their Dublin 4 launch this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The secret to building a great business? Hire people you actually want to work with Opinion

The secret to building a great business? Hire people you actually want to work with

Do as Richard Branson would when it comes to recruitment.

From TheJournal.ie Goodbye UPC, hello Virgin Media Oh Hai Richard Branson

Goodbye UPC, hello Virgin Media

Changes are on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Why Richard Branson isn't a good role model for would-be startup founders Idol Thoughts

Why Richard Branson isn't a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson had to write Gay Byrne's name on his hand to remember who he was Handy Reminder
From TheJournal.ie "I respect you enormously normally" - Richard Branson gets testy with Channel 4's Jon Snow Face Off This post contains videos

"I respect you enormously normally" - Richard Branson gets testy with Channel 4's Jon Snow

The Virgin founder was asked about levels of risk at Virgin Galactic.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Galactic spaceship broke apart after a descent device "prematurely deployed" Space Tourism

Virgin Galactic spaceship broke apart after a descent device "prematurely deployed"

The initial suspicions come as allegations of poor safety practices are being made.

From TheJournal.ie Why Richard Branson prank-called his own company to speak with Richard Branson The Customer Is Always Right

Why Richard Branson prank-called his own company to speak with Richard Branson

Here’s some smart advice for your company from the billionaire.

Tweet Sweeper: Which Irish celeb was caught rapid with Superquinn sausages? Twitterverse This post contains images

Tweet Sweeper: Which Irish celeb was caught rapid with Superquinn sausages?

Our pick of the week’s tweets from famous people.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day Green Is The Colour

Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day

The Virgin founder had dyed his beard green for the big day…

From TheJournal.ie British business leaders warn Cameron over risks of EU exit UK

British business leaders warn Cameron over risks of EU exit

Cameron has expressed a desire to renegotiate the conditions of its membership with the 27-country bloc.

From TheJournal.ie Feargal Quinn the most admired entrepreneur among Irish SMEs Small Business

Feargal Quinn the most admired entrepreneur among Irish SMEs

The Superquinn founder and independent senator tops a survey of Irish small and medium enterprises.

The Dredge: Rihanna and... Michael Bolton?

Also: Did Britney sleep with K-Fed’s brother, who is Mrs RockNRoll, and which One Directioner listened to Jay-Z during Christmas dinner?

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: Do you remember when buying contraceptives was illegal? Your Story
From TheJournal.ie In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland Savita

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland

Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin to re-think policy on men sitting beside unaccompanied children Virgin

Virgin to re-think policy on men sitting beside unaccompanied children

A public backlash has seen Virgin Australia reconsidering a policy barring men from sitting beside unaccompanied children.

Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records Silver Surfer This post contains videos This post contains images

Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records

The team also managed not to be arrested by the French police…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains images

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel Audacious

Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel

The tycoon had hoped to become the oldest person to cross the Channel by kite-surf but had to turn back because his kite was too small.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Atlantic employee quits over alleged emails to paparazzi Privacy

Virgin Atlantic employee quits over alleged emails to paparazzi

The employee allegedly told photographers when celebrities were booked onto flights, so that they could take photos.

From TheJournal.ie Unwell Hawking forced to miss his own 70th birthday celebrations Hawking

Unwell Hawking forced to miss his own 70th birthday celebrations

A recorded speech revealed how the acclaimed physicist had been the subject of a bet that he would never amount to anything when he was younger.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Galactic opens world's first spaceport in New Mexico Spaceport This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic opens world's first spaceport in New Mexico

The company, which aims to become the world’s first commercial spaceline, plans to launch its first space flight within a year.

Kate Winslet rescued Richard Branson's mother from blazing house Winslet Rescue This post contains videos

Kate Winslet rescued Richard Branson's mother from blazing house

Meanwhile, while responding to the emergency, a naked Branson accidentally ran into a cactus.

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