Such a lovely piece from Holly about the childhood adventures we took her and Sam on when they were little. So happy they share my love of adventure, and have instilled it in our grandkids now too: virg.in/oHFv@HollyBranson@sambranson
After almost 7 months full-scale war in Ukraine, volunteers & non-profit organisations are the primary contributors addressing its horrific consequences. Elena Helmy, who works at @VirginUnite reflects on the need to support Ukrainian grassroots efforts: virg.in/ojTk
Everyone knows the "referendums" in Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine are a complete sham. The 1.6 million Ukrainian people forced into Russia can't vote, nor can millions more who have been forced to flee - and Russia will fix the outcome anyhow cnbc.com/2022/09/23/rus…
Huge respect for the many brave women who are shedding their hijabs and cutting their hair on the frontlines of public protest in Iran. The young generation taking to the street are the country’s future. Read my thoughts on Iran: virg.in/oVQo
Universal Music Group has launched Virgin Music Group under the leadership of some brilliant music entrepreneurs. Music has been at the heart of the Virgin Group since the very beginning, so it’s exciting to see this continue: virg.in/oVYz
We deplore President Putin’s threats to use nuclear weapons.
Any such threats are completely unacceptable. All UN states must unequivocally condemn this as a grave violation of international law and norms.
As Putin doubles down, I cannot think of a stronger case for giving Ukraine the weapons it needs. Its allies must remain unified, deliver on their promises and keep the momentum to repel Russia’s aggression. virg.in/oHYq
This is truly Putin’s war now. The desperation of a man consumed by his delusions. The people of Russia must rise up against the regime, stop the killing and return to the family of nations. With Putin and his cronies, the only future is defeat and demise. nytimes.com/live/2022/09/2…
It’s been deeply moving to see the beautiful tributes from around the world remembering and celebrating the life and reign of the most incredible queen, Queen Elizabeth II. She was an exceptional monarch who embodied the very best of Britain.
A great lesson from Dr Astro Teller:
“There is power in working passionately and power in pausing and looking dispassionately at results. We are trained to do the opposite, so this is quite hard to do.”
Here's more: virg.in/oR6b