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New West Coast Mainline operator to provide replacement bus service until 2026

First Group has assured customers that it will be able to meet demand through its minibus subcontractor Jim’s Coaches of Brentford.

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Posted: Aug 16th, 2012
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Cameron to sell NHS on eBay

‘This would be a great opportunity for anyone interested in business, health care or screwing up something big without having to become a politician.’

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Posted: Dec 5th, 2011
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Branson dismisses ‘Fly al-Qaeda’ airline plan as ‘just exploding pie in the sky’

‘And we’re experts at spotting suicide bombers,’ al-Zawahiri said, ‘because we train them. And many of our operatives have flown on US Rendition Airlines blindfolded. But it’s a pity Richard grabbed the ‘Virgin’ moniker.’

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Posted: Jun 21st, 2011
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Branson fails in bid to circumnavigate his ego

the last remaining challenge for adventurous typesBranson’s ego is one of the largest in the Western hemisphere and one of only three man-made objects visible from space.

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Posted: Jan 4th, 2010
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Virgin Trains moves into perfume market with ‘scent of Pendolino’

Richard Branson continues to expand his Virgin empire with the bold launch of a range of new perfumes based on his Virgin Trains franchise. The first scent is inspired by his Pendolino trains, and is expected to be a best-seller with its unique combination of diesel, rubber, urine, grease and nappy poo.

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Posted: Oct 24th, 2009
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