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Richard Branson Denies Led Zeppelin Offer

12th November 2014

Virgin founder Richard Branson has taken to his blog to dismiss reports suggesting her offered Led Zeppelin $800 million (£500 million) to reunite for 35 shows in Britain, Germany and America.Representatives for former frontman Robert...

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Space Flight Passengers Ask For Refunds After Test Flight Crash

11th November 2014

Twenty of the 700 people who signed up to board the first of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space flights have asked for refunds after a test take-off turned disastrous last month (31Oct14).One of the company's...

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Robert Plant Shunned 500m Led Zeppelin Reunion

10th November 2014

Robert Plant ''tore up'' a deal worth over £500 million to reform Led Zeppelin.The 66-year-old legend stunned promoters of a proposed tour that would have saw the group - who split in 1980 and reformed...

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Robert Plant Turns Down $800 Million Led Zeppelin Reunion Offer

10th November 2014

Robert Plant reportedly turned down an $800 million (£500 million) offer by business tycoon Sir Richard Branson to embark on a reunion tour with Led Zeppelin.The rock legend is adamant he would never reunite with...

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Richard Branson: 'Virgin Galactic Will Continue'

3rd November 2014

British tycoon Sir Richard Branson has vowed to continue with his star-studded space flight scheme following the tragic accident on Friday (31Oct14) which killed a test pilot.The Virgin Galactic project, which boasts celebrities including Ashton...

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Richard Branson's Son Involved In Matterhorn Rescue

4th September 2014

British tycoon Sir Richard Branson's socialite son had to be rescued from the Matterhorn in Switzerland on Wednesday (03Sep14) after becoming stranded at the summit.Sam Branson was participating in the Big Change Virgin Strive Challenge,...

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Richard Branson Has Recorded A Simpsons Cameo

By Lenny Barksdale | 20th August 2014

They say you haven’t ‘made it’ – i.e., reached the peak of your career- until you’ve had your Simpsons cameo. And even though Richard Branson was depicted in a season 22 episode alongside fellow billionaire...

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Fascinating Fact: 4330430

19th August 2014

Virgin boss Richard Branson is to play himself in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. The animated Branson will play show regular Mr. Burns’ nosy neighbour. The entrepreneur will join the likes of Sarah Silverman,...

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Lady Gaga Wants Wedding Ceremony In Space

19th August 2014

Lady Gaga is planning to get married in space. The 28-year-old singer wants to have a commitment ceremony with Taylor Kinney, 33, outside of the Earth's atmosphere at the beginning of next year while onboard...

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Vivienne Westwood Unveils "Extremely Glamorous" Virgin Atlantic Aircrew Uniforms

By Lauren James | 4th July 2014

Dame Vivienne Westwood has unveiled a range of new uniforms for Virgin Atlantic staff to wear to work. The British designer teamed up with the airline to design a range of practical yet stylish outfits...

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Celebs Get Behind Pressure To Change UK Drug Laws By Signing Letter

By Jack de Aguilar | 26th June 2014

David Cameron will receive a letter from over 90 celebrities, politicians, lawyers and health experts, calling for a review of the current policy on the possession of illegal drugs.Russell Brand has thrown his weight behind...

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Stars Demand Change To U.k. Drug Policies

26th June 2014

British funnyman Russell Brand, rocker Sting and tycoon Sir Richard Branson are among the notable figures who have signed a letter urging the U.K. government to review the country's drug laws.The stars are backing the...

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Kate Winslet Planning Risky Career Move

20th May 2014

Kate Winslet is planning to ''take some serious risks'' with her career. The 'Divergent' actress is ready to return to acting just five months after giving birth to her third child, Bear, and is planning...

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Clive Davis Joins Growing Backlash Against Hotel, After Sultan Owner Introduces Brutal Sharia Law

By Lauren James | 6th May 2014

Record producer Clive Davis has become the latest big name to shun hotels owned by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who announced last week that he would proceed with the introduction of the Islamic Sharia law, a...

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Richard Branson Joins Boycott Against Sultan Of Brunei's Hotels

5th May 2014

British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is joining a star-studded boycott against the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles in protest against their owner's stance on homosexuality.The Virgin Group mogul is adding...

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Kate Winslet Explains Son's Name

18th March 2014

Kate Winslet's son is named in honour of the fire she escaped in 2011.The 'Divergent' actress met her now-husband Ned Rocknroll when they fled a fire on his uncle Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island two...

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Richard Branson's Space Mission Inspired By Tv Show Call

9th March 2014

British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson's space tourism project was inspired by a Tv show fan more than 20 years ago.Branson's Virgin Galactic aims to offer tourists the chance to holiday in space by taking them...

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Sir Richard Branson Can't Wait For Lady Gaga's Space Outfit

7th March 2014

Sir Richard Branson insists Lady Gaga will find a ''pretty good'' costume for her performance in space.The 63-year-old businessman admitted the 'Born This Way' hitmaker -who is set to sing outside of the Earth's atmosphere...

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Lady Gaga Excited About Space Gig

6th February 2014

Lady Gaga feels ''honoured'' to perform in space.The 'Born this Way' hitmaker is set to sing outside of the Earth's atmosphere next year following the launch of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial space flights...

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Ellie Goulding To Perform At We Day

22nd January 2014

Ellie Goulding, Clive Owen and Sir Richard Branson are among the world-renowned leaders and entertainers set to take part in youth empowerment charity Free The Children's 'We Day'.The announcement was made earlier today (22.01.14) at...

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Kate Moss' 40th Birthday Set For Richard Brandson's Island

12th January 2014

Kate Moss has been given sole use of Richard Branson's luxury island to celebrate her 40th birthday.The supermodel - who reaches the milestone age on January 16 - has jetted out to his Necker Island...

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Kate Winslet & Ned Rocknroll Name Their Son Bear Winslet, Representative Confirms

By Elinor Cosgrave | 24th December 2013

Kate Winslet is keeping celebrity tradition this Christmas by naming her child something almost as wild as the weather we are currently experiencing.Kate Winslet in October at the UK premiere of Labor Day with the...

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Richard Branson's London Health Club Fined Following Model's Death

22nd December 2013

A London health club owned by British tycoon Sir Richard Branson has been fined $15,000 (£10,000) after a model was found dead in a swimming pool.Elsa Carneau drowned in 2011 and was discovered face down...

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It's A Boy! Kate Winslet Give Birth To Her First Child With Ned Rocknroll

By Joe Wilde | 11th December 2013

Kate Winslet became a mother for the third time this weekend, with a rep for the actress confirming the birth of her new son this week. This is Kate's first child with husband Ned Rocknroll,...

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Kate Winslet Welcomes Baby Boy

10th December 2013

Kate Winslet has given birth to a baby boy.The 38-year-old British actress, who has a nine-year-old son, Joe, with her ex-husband, Sam Mendes, and a daughter Mia, 13, with her ex-husband Jim Threapleton, welcomed another...

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The Things They Say: 3959129

18th November 2013

"(It's) where people can watch the stars and I'm sure lots of babies will be made. The favourite name for babies made on Necker - for girls, anyway - is Anecker. About six Aneckers have...

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Nbc Teaming Up With Richard Branson To Create Live Television Special Around Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Space Flight

By Victoria Pavlova | 10th November 2013

Preparations for Richard Branson’s inaugural commercial space flight are in full force and this week, the billionaire announced that NBC was tasked with covering the lead-up and the flight itself. If everything goes according to...

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Cara Delevingne Set For New Year's Even World Trip?

10th November 2013

Cara Delevingne reportedly wants to celebrate New Year's Eve around the world.The 21-year-old model is said to be inundated with party invitations all over the globe, and so she is considering using a private jet...

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Nbc Will Broadcast Richard Branson's First Virgin Galactic Space Flight

By Nick Hill | 9th November 2013

American TV network NBC will broadcast the live launch of Richard Branson's first commercial flight into space.The founder of Virgin Group announced the news on 'Today' this Friday (Nov 8th), the network will follow preparations...

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Richard Branson's First Space Flight To Be Broadcast Live In The U.s.

8th November 2013

Richard Branson's first Virgin Galactic space flight will be broadcast live on U.S. Tv network Nbc.The Virgin empire founder and his two adult children, Holly and Sam, will be the first private passengers to jet...

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