ECB head Mario Draghi wants to save the euro at all costs. But the pledge has created discord within the bank’s governing council. Many oppose plans to buy up sovereign bonds from troubled euro-zone member states, fearing it could just make things worse.
It was an illustrious meeting that British Prime Minister David Cameron was hosting on the evening before the opening of the Olympic Games in London. Prince Charles joked [...]
British tycoon Richard Branson stole the show here Wednesday, announcing that he and his family would be on Virgin Galactic’s first trip into space, as Airbus and Boeing eked out more plane orders.
Branson was showcasing a full size mock-up of his SpaceShipTwo (SS2) aircraft at the biennial Farnborough airshow near London — a key event in the aviation sector calendar that typically sees planemakers Airbus and Boeing battle for orders.
Words flew as CFACT’s Craig Rucker and Sir Richard Branson squared off at the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil. Surrounded by Greenpeace activists, Branson was leaving the Greenpeace press conference just as Rucker was entering for CFACT’s press event.
Rucker seized the opportunity to confront the globe-trotting, fossil-fuel-burning Branson about his unlikely position on global warming.
“Sir, do you support the European carbon tax on your own planes going from the United [...]
A psychologist compares the ‘twisted minds’ of some executives to those of paedophiles he has tried to treat in the past
“Mid-30s is also when people are just before their mid-life crisis. They have more or less found out who they are, they can sort of see the limit of their potential, and it leads to disenchantment, disillusionment. ‘I will not become the next Richard Branson’, they realise. “At the same [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s childhood aspiration of becoming an astronaut was dashed by NASA, but she may not be giving up on the dream of reaching the heavens.
Clinton welcomed the British billionaire Richard Branson to a State Department conference on global investment on Thursday by saying she was “excited he’s here because many, many, many years ago, I wanted to be an astronaut, and I [...]
Editor’s Note: Fans are fawning for them at every step – they are known as ‘celebrities’. Now Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher is the latest in a line of lower level ’porche-elites’ to pay his $200K for entrance into the new priviledged class scheduled to ride in Richard Branson’s latest Virgin spacecraft. Based on the current globalist trajectory of horrorific activity, an agenda which is hell-bent on wrecking this once beautiful planet, one might [...]
AFP - Actor Ashton Kutcher is set to go into orbit after becoming the 500th customer to sign up for Richard Branson’s pioneering space ship, the British tycoon said Monday.
The newly-single star, who split from actress Demi Moore in November, is “thrilled” to join the line for the Virgin Galactic service, which is in its “final stages” of flight tests, Branson wrote on his blog.
“I gave Ashton a quick call to [...]
When you go to a White House state dinner and you’re lucky enough to get some face time with the president, what do you ask the president?
“I asked him if I could have a spliff,” businessman and Virgin Group honcho Richard Branson told a crowd gathered at The Atlantic’s Washington offices Thursday, the day after attending the dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron.
“But they didn’t have any,” Branson continued, according to a [...]
The Global Commission on Drug Policy says it’s “very weird” that Canada is taking a tougher line on marijuana when governments across the globe are reconsidering the war on drugs.
In an open letter Wednesday to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Brazil-based commission calls on Canada to stop pursuing the “destructive, expensive and ineffective” prohibition of pot.
Louise Arbour, a former Supreme Court of Canada judge, former Brazilian president Fernando Cardoso, former [...]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire adventurer Richard Branson is hinting at underwater adventures with the unveiling of his latest business venture at a Southern California yacht club.
A news release about Tuesday’s announcement at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club on tony Balboa Peninsula says that there is only one frontier left for Branson’s Virgin brand, which has reached “the [...]