Virgin Galactic wins space tourism race to float on stock market

Sir Richard Branson beat Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos by listing his venture in New York Publicity-hungry billionaires must have a space venture, and here’s Sir Richard Branson’s: Virgin Galactic is now a stock market-listed company with a $2.4bn valuation…

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Virgin Galactic wins space tourism race to float on stock market

Sir Richard Branson beat Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos by listing his venture in New York Publicity-hungry billionaires must have a space venture, and here’s Sir Richard Branson’s: Virgin Galactic is now a stock market-listed company with a $2.4bn valuation…

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Richard Branson: ‘Aviation can be carbon neutral sooner than we realise’

The relentlessly upbeat entrepreneur believes efficiency and electricity could stop airlines worsening the climate crisisLife has been quite a trip for Sir Richard Branson so far, and this weekend will be no exception as he flies to the US from Tel Avi…

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Only big fines will change how the auditors audit

Splitting a firm’s audit and consulting functions has merit but only large penalties will affect proper change•Watchdog finds work of Patisserie Valerie auditor unacceptableThis time last year the Financial Reporting Council tried to read the riot act …

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Saudi Arabia to invest $1bn in Virgin space companies

Investment of £760m into Richard Branson’s space companies will enable ‘next generation of human spaceflight’

Saudi Arabia will plough around $1bn (£760m) into Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin space companies.

The cash injection will be made to Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit – with the option of $480m (£364m) of extra investment.

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