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  1. Got A 1a Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | This Is Money

    Are you ready to 'blow it out of the water' with a A 1billion business idea? Then stand by to face Sir Richard Branson and a winning team of entrepreneurs. A successful pitch could see you share in A 1million in prizes, win a trip to Necker, Branson's private Caribbean island, and have an exclusive mentoring session with one of the Prime Minister's business ambassadors in Downing Street.


  2. Seven finals in one day at Norfolk's festival of rugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Evening News

    Action from North Walsham's 68-12 win over Norwich at Scottow in the Senior Cup semi-finals last weekend. Photos: HYWEL JONES Big crowds are expected to enjoy a feast of rugby when the inaugural Woodforde's Big Rugby Day is held at Crusaders RUFC tomorrow.


  3. Today in the pressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | RTE.ie

    Australian investment firm AMP Capital has joined German healthcare giant Fresenius in pulling out of the race to buy the Mater Private hospital group, which was put up for sale last year with a price tag of 500 million. It is understood the hospital group's majority owner, CapVest, a London-based venture capital company, is now in talks with two private equity firms and an infrastructure fund as it seeks to secure a deal.


  4. BT to Cover 2M Homes With FTTP in $8.7B PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Light Reading

    BT will spend around 6 billion over the next three years on extending the coverage of high-speed fixed and mobile networks including fiber-to-the-premises technology , the UK telecom incumbent has announced. Having previously resisted the costlier investments needed to lay fiber all the way to buildings, the operator is now planning to cover about 2 million of the UK's 27 million households with FTTP networks.


  5. Thursday May 5 2016Read the original story

    May 5, 2016 | The First Post

    The UK's first new national newspaper for 30 years is to close just nine weeks after its launch due to weak sales. Trinity Mirror said that although New Day had received "many supportive reviews" its circulation had been below expectations.


  6. Owner of Virgin Media plans a 500,000 pounds donation to UK's 'In' campRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Reuters

    May 4 John Malone's cable company Liberty Global , which also owns Virgin Media, is evaluating a potential contribution of up to 500,000 pounds to a campaign to keep Britain in Europe. The company is evaluating a contribution to the "Britain Stronger In Europe" campaign because of the "uncertain macroeconomic impact" that a UK exit from the EU could have on business and consumers, said Manuel Kohnstamm, chief corporate affairs officer at Liberty Global.


  7. Digital Radio Station 'Magic ABBA' Hits the Airwaves with...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    'Magic ABBA in association with Mamma Mia! ' is set to hit the airwaves at midday on Thursday 5th May. The pop-up digital radio station will celebrate the music of the Swedish pop legends 24 hours a day for 6 weeks and is brought to you by Magic Radio and Mamma Mia! , the West End show inspired by the songs of ABBA.


  8. Salesforce Targets CSPs With New Cloud FrameworkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Light Reading

    Salesforce is eyeing a bigger slice of business with communications service providers after launching a new framework aimed at helping companies shift their critical systems into the cloud. The cloud-computing pioneer already sells its CRM software to CSPs but sees bigger opportunities in the business-to-consumer market if it can remove some of the obstacles in its path.


  9. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Nottingham Evening Post

    A recruitment agency for parents and "backpacker Bible" for travellers are two new business ventures made in Nottinghamshire that could be pitched to Richard Branson - but need help from the public first. The start-up companies have entered the Virgin Media Business VOOM 2016 competition, which offers UK firms the chance to win a slice of a prize fund worth more than A 1m.


  10. BT ads banned for misleading claims over quality of Infinity broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Three ads for BT have been banned for making misleading claims about the quality of its Infinity broadband in comparison with Virgin Media and Sky. Three ads for BT have been banned for making misleading claims about the quality of its Infinity broadband in comparison with Virgin Media and Sky.


  11. Royal award for Sheffield-based PHROOTI ahead of pitch to Sir Richard BransonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | South Yorkshire Times

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A budding entrepreneur - who is set to pitch to one of Britain's biggest business magnates - has been given the royal seal of approval after winning a top award.


  12. ASA issues stricter guidelines for broadband adsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Brand Republic

    The Advertising Standards Authority said that from 31 October, such ads should not separate line rental from prices, "give greater prominence" on the contract length, post-discount costs and up-front payments. It follows the ASA's joint investigation with Ofcom in January which found that just 23 per cent of participants were able to identify the total cost per month for a service after watching the ad once.


  13. Three BT broadband adverts banned over misleading claimsRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | ITV

    Three BT broadband adverts have been banned because of misleading claims about its quality compared with Virgin Media and Sky. The ads, screened in October, claimed BT Infinity had more responsive online gaming and smoother video than Virgin Media and faster download speeds than Sky.


  14. Broadband firms banned from hiding line rental fees in 'misleading' adsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    For regulator the Advertising Standards Authority has ordered providers such as Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media to spell out the full cost in ads. According to research by the ASA and Ofcom, a failure to reveal line rental, the length of a contract and price after promotion in one go, is leaving customers baffled over the full cost of a package.


  15. Why together we can help Future50 firm Extremis Technology win a chance to pitch to Richard BransonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Eastern Daily Press

    The Extremis Technology team of Cillian Hickey, Julia Glenn and Lucy O'Driscoll with their half size model of their unique shelter. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.


  16. Cambridge News published Will 'planet-friendly wrist phone' idea wow Sir Richard Branson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Cambridge Evening News

    Smart watches like the Apple Watch, left, have become popular in recent years. Now Mark Catchpole, right, wants to develop the 'planet friendly wristphone' Fancy wearing your phone on your wrist? We only ask because tech expert wants to make this idea a reality with the help of Sir Richard Branson... Mark Catchpole is hoping to make shortlist of the Virgin Media Business VOOM 2016 competition with his idea, the planet-friendly wristphone.


  17. Cyclist bins Bridget Jones pants and invents something altogether more sultry for the saddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Bike fan Lili Millar says she'd had it with big pants that she could only wear when she cycled, so she invented something else Saddlesore cyclists who don massive knickers to make the most of padding have a new look - and it's a lot more sultry. So she came up with some cycling gear that could be worn from her bike straight to one of her classes as a yoga teacher.


  18. Leadership Lessons from Advertising Week EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Switched

    Advertising Week Europe saw a diverse meeting of minds and opinions in sessions exploring subjects of real importance to the media and advertising industries. However for those in other commercial sectors tasked with driving growth, what were the lessons? There were calls for leaders to become more curious, courageous, and committed; themes that played out in sessions ranging from ad blocking to women in media.


  19. Fourex: South African duo invent 180 currency machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | CNN

    Pitching to Richard Branson and winning the "New Things" category of Virgin Media's "Pitch to Rich" competition was a "game-changer", said Paterson. Charity collectors are big fans of the machines explained Fourex technician, James Tofallione.


  20. UKTV: Future of Scripps, BBC Joint Venture in FocusRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    "Scripps would definitely want to fully consolidate UKTV," says one analyst amid chatter that the British government may require BBC Worldwide to sell its 50 percent stake. How much does lifestyle networks company Scripps Networks Interactive want to fully own British channels group UKTV? That may be one of the questions that the management team could face when it reports its latest financials on Thursday.