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Branson

(ˈbrænsən)
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(Biography) Sir Richard. born 1950, British entrepreneur. In 1969 he founded the Virgin record company, adding other interests later, including Virgin Atlantic Airways (1984), Virgin Radio (1993), and the Virgin Rail Group (1996): made the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by boat (1986) and the first of the Pacific by hot-air balloon (1991)
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Branson also indicated that the carrier, which celebrated one year of operations last week, will invest in fleet expansion and the establishment of new routes rather than be sold.
Leading libel lawyer Mr George Carman QC was accused in court yesterday of using "improper" methods during the libel trial of American businessman Guy Snowden and Virgin chief Richard Branson.
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