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14 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

7 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently From Everyone Else

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson poses with Green Man of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" aboard a Virgin America plane.

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18 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Sir Richard Branson shows you can succeed without great exam results says entrepreneur James Taylor

Entrepreneur James Taylor: On why poor exam results doesn't mean that youngsters cannot succeed just like Sir Richard Branson and Sir Alan Sugar have shown With the percentage of pupils gaining an A* or A rising across both A-levels and GCSEs to 23.3% and 19.4% respectively, for many results days have been a time of real euphoria.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Stagecoach earnings rise - despite London roadworks putting the brakes on sales growth

Turnover increase across all of Stagecoach's divisions in the quarter to 20 July, with 14.4 per cent growth in its London bus operation proving the highlight due to two new contracts.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

Yesterday | Daily Echo

Virgin boss to name plane in honour of cabin crew member killed in road crash

Sir Richard Branson has vowed to honour the memory of Hampshire's Quinton Garrathy by naming a plane after his four-month-old daughter, Olivia-Rae.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

What life is really like in space

GERMAN astronaut Alexander Gerst has told of his time in the International Space Station over a live Q&A session from space.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Redditch Advertiser

a Proposal and charity auction were among the highlights of a Redditch company's summer ball.

The Genuine Gemstone Company, which hosts a Christmas and summer ball for its customers, managed to raise an impressive A 16,508 for charity - with money still coming in.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Echo

Virgin boss to name plane in honour of cabin crew member killed in road crash

Sir Richard Branson has vowed to honour the memory of Hampshire's Quinton Garrathy by naming a plane after his four-month-old daughter, Olivia-Rae.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

McDonald's in firing line as Russia retaliates

Russia widened investigations into McDonald's restaurants in what looks like a tit-for-tat retaliation against American interests after the West imposed sanctions over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Ephraim Hardcastle: Verbose Naughtie strangely silent on Cliff helicopter

The BBC's deputy director of news and current affairs, Fran Unsworth, is interviewed, by Radio 4's verbose James Naughtie, about Corporation policy on the Islamic State beheading story.

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Related Topix: Cliff Richard, Pop/Rock

The Independent

Virgin's Richard Branson calls for 'peaceful...

Virgin mogul joined by Ukrainian and Russian businessmen and the co-founders of PayPal and WhatsApp in open letter demanding a return to dialogue Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Richard Branson Has Recorded A Simpsons Cameo

They say you haven't 'made it' - i.e., reached the peak of your career- until you've had your Simpsons cameo.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Harry Shearer, Emmy Awards

Cambs Times

Virgin StartUp Live Urges Cambridge Entrepreneurs to 'Get a loan. Get a mentor. Get ahead.'

Aspiring entrepreneurs are being urged to take advantage of a scheme backed by multi-million Sir Richard Branson to help with loans and mentoring.

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Cambridge Evening News

Virgin StartUp Live coming to Cambridge

Virgin StartUp Live is coming to Cambridge on September 4 on a tour of England which aims to reach 1000 aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Forbes.com

From Amazon's Jeff Bezos To Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg:...

What, apart from their beards, do Sir Richard Branson and Lord Alan Sugar have in common? Answer: They're probably the only two British business executives who can walk into a room in their homeland and guarantee they will be instantly recognised.

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Related Topix: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Facebook, Social Software

ContactMusic.com

Lady Gaga wants wedding ceremony in space

Lady Gaga wants to hold a wedding ceremony in space for her and Taylor Kinney at the beginning of next year.

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Redditch Advertiser

a Redditch business man has launched the world's first ever profit-with-purpose TV shopping channel.

Steve Bennett, CEO and founder of The Genuine Gemstone Company, is the driving force behind the creation of the Equal World Foundation.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Times of Oman

Open Minds - All set to synergise, motivate and educate in Muscat

Luminaries from diverse backgrounds such as entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson; author Lord Jeffrey Archer; entrepreneur humanitarian HRH Basmah bint Saud Al Saud; mountaineer Tom Whittaker; entrepreneur Sahar Hashemi; Satellady Candace Johnson; speed painter Brad Blaze; Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler; beat boxer Tom Thum and well known Omani ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, Muscat, Oman Travel, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Oman, World News, Middle East, Social Software

USA Today

Bartiromo talks IPOs, space travel with Branson

Virgin Group led by a billionaire Richard Branson is readying to raise new capital by taking some of its best branded businesses public, including the airline Virgin America.

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Related Topix: Virgin America, Transportation, Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sports of Yore

How to find the income, energy and inspiration you need

Do you know what's really, really difficult? Trying to make money by doing something you're not passionate about.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Virgin America Flight Attendants Vote to Create First Union

Virgin America Inc. flight attendants voted to establish the first union at the airline partly owned by U.K. billionaire Richard Branson, ending its status as the largest U.S. carrier without organized labor.

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Related Topix: Virgin America, Collective, Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, San Mateo County, CA, Burlingame, CA, Business News

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