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# virgin - Monday 27 April, 2020

Virgin Media investigating 'interruptions' to broadband network
# Outages
# Outages

Virgin Media investigating 'interruptions' to broadband network

Apr 27th 2020, 10:38 PM 57,329 Views 112 Comments

The problem emerged earlier this evening, when customers across the country reported internet outages.

# virgin - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time
# VSS Unity
# VSS Unity

Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time

Dec 13th 2018, 10:55 PM 23,029 Views 35 Comments

“This is a momentous day and I could not be more proud of our teams,” Richard Branson said.

# virgin - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks'
# To Infinity...
# To Infinity...

Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks'

Oct 9th 2018, 7:54 PM 11,384 Views 16 Comments

Richard Branson says that the company is ‘more than tantalisingly close’.

# virgin - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Virgin 'working to resolve' issues affecting mobile customers
# No Service
# No Service

Virgin 'working to resolve' issues affecting mobile customers

Jun 6th 2018, 10:16 PM 13,927 Views 29 Comments

Some customers have had no service since this afternoon.

# virgin - Monday 15 January, 2018

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism
# Free To Choose
# Free To Choose

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism

Jan 15th 2018, 5:19 PM 14,308 Views 37 Comments

“We must not ever be seen to be censoring what our customers read and influencing their freedom of choice,” he has said.

# virgin - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

A man named Daryll was the hero of the great Irish internet outage of 2016
# Long Night
From The Daily Edge
# Long Night

A man named Daryll was the hero of the great Irish internet outage of 2016

Dec 7th 2016, 7:38 AM 11,777 Views 3 Comments

Pray for Daryll.

# virgin - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'
# Not Working
# Not Working

Virgin Media says restoring internet for customers is 'top priority'

Dec 6th 2016, 10:57 PM 57,604 Views 77 Comments

Outages have been reported in various locations across the country.

# virgin - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn is going to cheer Tories by being re-elected Labour leader today. He's had quite the year
# Tory Rule
# Tory Rule

Jeremy Corbyn is going to cheer Tories by being re-elected Labour leader today. He's had quite the year

Sep 24th 2016, 6:30 AM 11,323 Views 58 Comments

Unable to field a Shadow Cabinet after losing the support of Labour MPs, he is expected to see off a leadership tilt today.

# virgin - Friday 26 August, 2016

Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike
# Blessed Virgin
# Blessed Virgin

Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike

Aug 26th 2016, 4:33 PM 37,502 Views 100 Comments

He shared photos of his injuries today.

# virgin - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video
# Virgin On The Ridiculous
# Virgin On The Ridiculous

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video

Aug 23rd 2016, 3:12 PM 44,111 Views 109 Comments

Last week Corbyn sat on the floor of a Virgin train, but the company says there were plenty of seats.

# virgin - Friday 1 July, 2016

Virgin apologises to mobile customers who experienced hours-long outage
# Sorry
# Sorry

Virgin apologises to mobile customers who experienced hours-long outage

Jul 1st 2016, 1:15 PM 9,076 Views 26 Comments

The company said the issue with calls and texts was due to a fault occurring on a third party network.

# virgin - Thursday 5 May, 2016

One poor Róisín has just suffered the ultimate Starbucks injustice
# Starbucks Struggles
From The Daily Edge
# Starbucks Struggles

One poor Róisín has just suffered the ultimate Starbucks injustice

May 5th 2016, 6:40 PM 7,392 Views 2 Comments

Poor Raisin.

# virgin - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Genes have a big influence on when you lose your virginity
# It's Science
# It's Science

Genes have a big influence on when you lose your virginity

Apr 19th 2016, 9:55 AM 22,704 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a study which looked at the lives of 380,000 people.

# virgin - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Richard Branson rode in on a massive truck and picked up one of our women
# Like A Virgin
# Like A Virgin

Richard Branson rode in on a massive truck and picked up one of our women

Oct 1st 2015, 12:40 PM 25,771 Views 21 Comments

Virgin Media pulled out all the stops for their Dublin 4 launch this morning.

# virgin - Friday 28 August, 2015

Goodbye UPC, hello Virgin Media
# Oh Hai Richard Branson
# Oh Hai Richard Branson

Goodbye UPC, hello Virgin Media

Aug 28th 2015, 2:44 PM 31,816 Views 61 Comments

Changes are on the way.

# virgin - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Virgin Galactic pilot describes unbuckling from his seat as it plummeted to Earth
# The Right Stuff
# The Right Stuff

Virgin Galactic pilot describes unbuckling from his seat as it plummeted to Earth

Nov 13th 2014, 8:03 AM 10,977 Views 6 Comments

Pilot Siebold has now been discharged from hospital.

# virgin - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...

Nov 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 3,692 Views 2 Comments

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

# virgin - Monday 3 November, 2014

Virgin Galactic spaceship broke apart after a descent device "prematurely deployed"
# Space Tourism
# Space Tourism

Virgin Galactic spaceship broke apart after a descent device "prematurely deployed"

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:39 AM 6,626 Views 4 Comments

The initial suspicions come as allegations of poor safety practices are being made.

# virgin - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Longread
# Longread

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 2nd 2014, 7:00 PM 15,380 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# virgin - Friday 31 October, 2014

One pilot dies after Virgin Galactic spaceplane crashes in test flight
# SpaceShipTwo
# SpaceShipTwo

One pilot dies after Virgin Galactic spaceplane crashes in test flight

Oct 31st 2014, 6:52 PM 19,541 Views 17 Comments

The SpaceShipTwo was conducting a test flight over California.

# virgin - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Why Richard Branson prank-called his own company to speak with Richard Branson
# The Customer Is Always Right
# The Customer Is Always Right

Why Richard Branson prank-called his own company to speak with Richard Branson

Sep 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 22,914 Views 8 Comments

Here’s some smart advice for your company from the billionaire.

# virgin - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Chinese court rules that a woman's virginity is worth $5000
# Virgin Territory
From The Daily Edge
# Virgin Territory

Chinese court rules that a woman's virginity is worth $5000

Sep 17th 2014, 6:00 PM 21,854 Views 15 Comments

A Chinese woman received the sum after suing a man for “violating her right to virginity”.

# virgin - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Pregnant at 10, a virgin at 60... Google searches based on age
# Autocomplete
From The Daily Edge
# Autocomplete

Pregnant at 10, a virgin at 60... Google searches based on age

May 1st 2013, 4:14 PM 3,751 Views 0 Comments

“I’m 13 and still beastfeed”.

# virgin - Sunday 25 November, 2012

What does the Pope's donkey denial mean for Christmas?
# Little Donkey
From The Daily Edge
# Little Donkey

What does the Pope's donkey denial mean for Christmas?

Nov 25th 2012, 1:20 PM 15,282 Views 92 Comments

In a new book, Pope Benedict has pointed out that there were no animals present at Jesus’ birth. Way to ruin the Christmas buzz!

# virgin - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Nov 24th 2012, 11:00 AM 5,883 Views 15 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# virgin - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Virgin to re-think policy on men sitting beside unaccompanied children
# Virgin
# Virgin

Virgin to re-think policy on men sitting beside unaccompanied children

Aug 14th 2012, 4:53 PM 17,948 Views 83 Comments

A public backlash has seen Virgin Australia reconsidering a policy barring men from sitting beside unaccompanied children.

# virgin - Monday 2 July, 2012

Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records
# Silver Surfer
From The Daily Edge
# Silver Surfer

Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:34 AM 5,140 Views 4 Comments

The team also managed not to be arrested by the French police…

# virgin - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Virgin Atlantic employee quits over alleged emails to paparazzi
# Privacy
# Privacy

Virgin Atlantic employee quits over alleged emails to paparazzi

Apr 7th 2012, 4:44 PM 6,808 Views 17 Comments

The employee allegedly told photographers when celebrities were booked onto flights, so that they could take photos.

# virgin - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Ashton Kutcher wants to be a space cadet
# Space Bound
From The Daily Edge
# Space Bound

Ashton Kutcher wants to be a space cadet

Mar 20th 2012, 3:40 PM 2,709 Views 11 Comments

Richard Branson revealed that the actor is the latest addition to his Virgin Galactic space flight on his blog.

# virgin - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Watch: This may be the worst first kiss you’ve ever seen in your life
# Reality TV
# Reality TV

Watch: This may be the worst first kiss you’ve ever seen in your life

Dec 3rd 2011, 10:00 AM 13,602 Views 42 Comments

One couple in a new reality tv show chose to wait until their wedding day for their first kiss – with somewhat unfortunate results.

# virgin - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Kate Winslet rescued Richard Branson's mother from blazing house
# Winslet Rescue
From The Daily Edge
# Winslet Rescue

Kate Winslet rescued Richard Branson's mother from blazing house

Aug 23rd 2011, 3:12 PM 654 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, while responding to the emergency, a naked Branson accidentally ran into a cactus.

# virgin - Friday 17 June, 2011

Branson makes bid for Northern Rock
# BID
# BID

Branson makes bid for Northern Rock

Jun 17th 2011, 3:55 PM 276 Views 4 Comments

News comes after British Government says it will sell stakes in the country’s big banks.

# virgin - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Fly me to the moon: Virgin Galactic on hunt for pilot-astronauts
Live Apr 12th 2011, 5:38 PM

Fly me to the moon: Virgin Galactic on hunt for pilot-astronauts