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The world is mad at Richard Branson for rubbishing the material basis of happiness while being a tycoon

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

The supersonic flight takes Virgin Galactic closer to turning the long-delayed dream of commercial space tourism into reality. The company aims to take paying customers on the six-passenger rocket, which is about the size of an executive jet.


Virgin territory

Richard Branson could become a pioneer in the space business, and he’s done it by playing safe.

Disappearance of Saudi journalist: Virgin's Branson halts talks on $1 billion Saudi investment

"What has reportedly happened in Turkey around the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, if proved true, would clearly change the ability of any of us in the West to do business with the Saudi government," Richard Branson said in a statement.

Richard Branson joins Hyperloop One board, as it targets $200 million funding

Billionaire Richard Branson has joined the board of Hyperloop One, as the futuristic mode of tube-based transportation embarks on a major fundraising round.

Richard Branson shares photo with employee napping at work

Virgin Airlines founder Richard Branson was visiting his Australia office, when he chanced upon an employee sleeping. In good humour, he turned it into a photo op.


Virgin Galactic spacecraft: Richard Branson vows to find out cause of crash; Officials say debris sign of spaceship breaking up

Richard Branson, saluting the bravery of test pilots, vowed Saturday to find out what caused the crash.

Rihanna to travel to space?

Rihanna has got herself on the waiting list of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.

'Secretive' Suhail Rizvi poised to score big with Twitter IPO

Rizvi's firm has quietly amassed a stake of more than 15% in Twitter for himself and his investors.

Kate Winslet's baby offered space flight

Kate Winslet and husband Ned Rocknroll have secured a seat on the first trip into space.