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19 Apr 2020
The airline Virgin Atlantic asked its staff to take eight weeks off without pay in the next three months, but is demanding a €8.5 billion bailout for its industry. Billionaire boss Richard Branson is now taking the heat.
11 Jul 2019
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson and Social Capital Hedosophia co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Chamath Palihapitiya discuss their planned merger aimed at creating the world’s first publicly traded space-tourism venture.
25 Jul 2018
Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson says he was "slightly nervous" when the Queen knighted him, given his production of a controversial album years before.
15 Feb 2018
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, discusses Brexit, the space race and Virgin Hyperloop One with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit in Washington.
19 Oct 2017
Billionaire founder of the Virgin group Richard Branson telling Reuters he was targeted by a con artist posing as British Defense Minister Michael Fallon who tried to get $5 million in a supposed secret ransom payment. Police are still searching for the fraudster.

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