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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to share dais with Leonardo DiCaprio in UK: Reports

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to share dais with Leonardo DiCaprio in UK: Reports

Founder of the Virgin Group Richard Branson is expected to share dais with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will be in UK in July – know who all he will meet, what all he will do

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will be in UK in July – know who all he will meet, what all he will do

Reports said DiCaprio and Branson are expected to announce their support for RSS' campaign against beef consumption and promote vegetarianism.

From volleys to ventures: Andy Murray dips into crowdfunding

From volleys to ventures: Andy Murray dips into crowdfunding

British tennis player Andy Murray has ventured into crowdfunding.

Formula E will overtake F1 in five years, says Richard Branson

Formula E will overtake F1 in five years, says Richard Branson

Electric racing will overtake Formula One in popularity within five years, British entrepreneur Richard Branson predicted on Saturday at the final round of the new Formula E series.

OneWeb sets record launch plan after $500 million funding

Privately owned OneWeb announced what it called the world`s largest commercial rocket deal on Thursday after raising $500 million from a group of global investors to support its plans to bring broadband to billions of people via satellite.

Airbus to build satellites for OneWeb to beam Internet from space

Bankrolled in part by Richard Branson`s London-based Virgin Group and chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, the project will cost between $1.5 billion and $2 billion.

Virgin`s Branson calls for Indonesia death row clemency

Virgin chief Richard Branson Wednesday called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to spare the lives of drug offenders due to be executed, saying the death penalty was a "failed deterrent" while offering to fly to Jakarta for talks.

Virgin's Branson joins clemency calls for Indonesia death row inmates

British businessman Richard Branson has joined calls for clemency for convicted foreigners on death row in Indonesia, as an Indonesian minister warned of a renewed influx of asylum seekers into Australia if it continues to push the issue.

Richard Branson plans to build `satellite constellations` to provide internet access to all

Richard Branson plans to build `satellite constellations` to provide internet access to all

After venturing into space business, Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, is now pouring money into OneWeb, a satellite-internet company owned by former Google Satellite executive Greg Wyler.

Honeymooning Olympic champion Ben Ainslie rescued by Richard Branson

Honeymooning Olympic champion Ben Ainslie rescued by Richard Branson

Four-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie revealed on Tuesday that he and his new wife were helped by British entrepreneur Richard Branson after running into trouble while sailing on their honeymoon.

Richard Branson says Virgin Galactic committed to safety of private astronauts

Richard Branson says Virgin Galactic committed to safety of private astronauts

In the wake of the Galactic's unfortunate SpaceShipTwo disaster, Richard Branson has reaffirmed his commitment towards safety of the astronauts as he continues to work on his dream to facilitate private space travel.

Virgin Racing`s Sam Bird wins in Formula E Malaysia ePrix

Virgin Racing`s Sam Bird wins in Formula E Malaysia ePrix

Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird put up a superb performance Saturday to clinch victory in the Formula E on the Putrajaya street circuit in Malaysia despite a raging Lucas Di Grassi hot on the Englishman`s heels.

Branson reassures VIPs about space travel, says Virgin Galactic still taking reservations

The report said that Branson was heard telling guests at the "hit-and-giggle fest" that he was 100 percent going to space with his son despite the recent SpaceShipTwo disaster.

Branson reassures VIPs about space travel, says Virgin Galactic still taking reservations

Branson reassures VIPs about space travel, says Virgin Galactic still taking reservations

 Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was reportedly seen assuring VIP guests about space travel at his annual Necker Island pro-am tennis tournament, the Necker Cup, while dropping them hints that Virgin Galactic was still open to bookings.

Virgin Galactic was 'too pushy' with space ferry's commercial launch timeline: Report

Virgin Galactic was 'too pushy' with space ferry's commercial launch timeline: Report

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson was reportedly too pushy when it came to announcing the space ferry's commercial launch timeline.

Richard Branson clears air on Led Zeppelin's reunion rumors

Richard Branson clears air on Led Zeppelin's reunion rumors

 Richard Branson has cleared the air on rumors surrounding the case of Led Zeppelin's reformation and a reunion tour.

SpaceShipTwo crash: Pilot `unbuckled` himself as craft split apart

The surviving pilot of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that crashed last month unbuckled himself and was thrown free from the disintegrating craft, investigators said Wednesday.

Virgin Galactic could resume test flights in six months

Virgin Galactic could resume test flights in six months

Virgin Galactic could resume test flights with a new spaceship within six months, the company said Friday, a week after the fatal crash of SpaceShipTwo in the Californian desert.

SpaceShipTwo crash: Richard Branson remains confident, says he will be first space passenger

SpaceShipTwo crash: Richard Branson remains confident, says he will be first space passenger

British Billionaire and Virgin Galactic chief Sir Richard Branson remains confident and says that he will be the first passenger on his company's first flight to the space, despite the crash of his SpaceShipTwo during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert few days ago, reports suggest.

Pilot actions examined in US crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

Pilot actions examined in US crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

A human-factors expert will join the investigation of the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic`s passenger spacecraft to study why the co-pilot prematurely unlocked a pivoting tail section of the ship during a test flight, the National Transportation Safety Board chairman said on Monday.