Nine Best Quotes on LGBT from Davos

Jon Miller | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK
Jon Miller

LGB&T equality was on the agenda at this year's World Economic Forum meeting at Davos - for the first time. Here are the nine best quotes that came ou...

Losing Your 'Star Wars' Virginity

Piney Gir | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Entertainment
Piney Gir

I returned home and proudly showed my new P.J.s to my boyfriend, he gave me a blank smile. It turns out he is a Star Wars Virgin (how?) so I made him watch Star Wars and then fill out a questionnaire about it and my findings were interesting. So here goes...

Punk's Not Dead! (It's Just Been Crudely Absorbed Into the Machinery of Capitalism)

Chris Townsend | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Chris Townsend

So. Artwork designed for the sleeves of Sex Pistols records 'Anarchy in the UK' and 'Never Mind the Bollocks' are now being featured on Virgin Money credit cards. The age-old cry of 'punk is dead!' has gone out across the internet...

Fathers Working For Richard Branson Are Getting An Amazing New Paternity Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Parents

New fathers working for Richard Branson's Virgin are to receive an entire year's paternity leave on full pay. The bold move also applies to adoptiv...

Pitch To Rich: New £1 Million UK Businesses Prize Fund

Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK

Virgin Media Business has launched a record £1 million prize fund to help growing UK businesses. Pitch to Rich 2015 from Virgin Media Business of...

Start-Ups, Entrepreneurs, Innovators - Fancy Pitching to Richard Branson?

Duncan Higgins | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK
Duncan Higgins

Today Virgin Media Business is launching '#VOOM: Pitch to Rich 2015', a nationwide hunt for the most innovative and creative business people across the UK. Finalists will have the chance to pitch their idea to Richard Branson himself for a chance to win a share of a £1m prize pot - the biggest accelerator prize in British business history.

EasyJet Among Airlines Changing Cockpit Rules After Fatal Germanwings Crash

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Work' On Day Of Fatal Crash But Tore Up Sick Notes In the wake of the fatal Germanwings crash in the Frenc...

Virgin Galactic's New Ship Is Taking Shape...

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic's new spaceship is starting to take shape, following the crash of its test craft SpaceShipOne on 31 October 2014. One Virgin Galact...

'About 20' Virgin Galactic Customers Have Cancelled So Far

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

About 20 people have cancelled their tickets aboard Virgin Galactic in the wake of last week's fatal crash. While some of those scheduled to fly on...

Stinky Problem Forces Virgin Plane To Turn Back

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK

A Virgin Australia plane was forced to turn back to Los Angeles after passengers were reportedly left trapped in a nightmarish situation. The airli...

Branson: 'My Family And I WILL Fly To Space'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin billionaire and would-be space pioneer Sir Richard Branson has insisted that he and his family will travel to space aboard his Virgin Galactic ...

'We Did Not Ignore Safety Warnings'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic has angrily denied it ignored specific safety warnings prior to its fatal test flight on Friday. SpaceShipTwo co-pilot Michael Alsb...

'We Are Human And It Hurts'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic executives, officials and emergency responders have spoken of their sadness but defiance after a fatal Virgin Galactic space flight te...

Space Community Offers Condolences After SpaceShipTwo Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Astronauts, officials and members of the private space community have offered their condolences to the families of two Virgin Galactic test pilots aft...

Branson Pays Tribute To Virgin Galactic Pilots

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin boss Richard Branson has paid tribute to the pilot who was killed aboard SpaceShipTwo in a disastrous test flight on Friday. Branson said he...

Airline's Epic Six Hour Advert Will Bore You Into Flying With Them

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

This is the most boring advert ever. In fact, at nearly 6-hours long, it's also the longest. The weird thing is, while the epic piece is supposed t...

Virgin's New Staff Holiday Policy Is Simply Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK

Richard Branson is implementing what is without doubt the best annual leave policy ever. In a blog, the British entrepreneur announced Virgin staff...

Airline U-Turns On Whether To Make Passengers Pay For Smartphones Being Forwarded

PA | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK

About to fly Virgin and have a smartphone with a short battery life? Rejoice! The airliner has done a u-turn and said it will now foot the bill to ...

Is Google About To Buy A Stake In Virgin Galactic?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech

Google is reportedly planning on taking a stake in Sir Richard Branson's private space travel business. Virgin Galactic is planning on sending tour...

CC: Virgin Media Made A Spectacular Email Balls-Up

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Media made a monumental balls-up on Wednesday when a rookie mistake meant 135,000 people were bombarded with hundreds of unwanted emails. T...

Why Time Is Ticking for the Captive Whale and Dolphin Industry

Justin Francis | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK
Justin Francis

To strive towards 'better animal welfare' is missing the point. The debate should be about whether it is right or wrong to keep these super intelligent and social animals in captivity for entertainment purposes. Morally, it's tough to find any justification for that.

From Storebrand to Virgin, Are Businesses Finally Starting to See the Case in Tackling Climate Change?

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

As I wrote last week, the Norwegian investor Storebrand, which are also among the largest in the Nordic region, announced that they have excluded ten ...

WATCH: Virgin Galactic Makes Giant Leap In New Rocket Test

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Virgin Galactic has now unveiled video of the launch. See above: Richard Branson's quest to put paying tourists into space took another lea...

Branson's Virgin to Enter Formula E

Todd McCandless | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

If you've been watching Formula 1 for a few years then you'll know that Richard Branson, boss of Virgin and one of the UK's richest men, has been around the series but only dipped his toe in the lukewarm waters of the world's most advanced for of motorsport...

Virgin Galactic Takes Aim At Successor To Concorde?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic has announced that it might use technology developed to fly tourists to space as the basis for a successor to Concorde. The possibi...