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Take a peek inside Virgin Atlantic’s Clubhouses

They’re the ultimate in pre-flight indulgence They’re luxurious sanctuaries with a chilled-out atmosphere, in direct contrast to the hustle and bustle of the airport. Reserved exclusively for Upper Class passengers and Flying Club Gold members, Virgin Atlantic’s Clubhouses are the perfect place to relax before a flight. The front-of-house teams pre-empt every need, from cocktail mixing to spa treatments or simply …

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Necker’s new Great House

Necker's new Great House

When a lightning strike started a fire that destroyed Sir Richard Branson’s home on Necker Island in summer 2011, he vowed to re-build it better than before. Now, over two years later, the new Great House is complete. Modelled on the original Balinese design, its new features include a 1,500 sq ft master suite, a large outdoor terrace with hammocks …

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Making the most of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, running this year from 2-26 August, has showcased and celebrated the best performance and entertainment emerging from around the world for nearly 70 years, taking in comedy, dance, music and theatre. It’s been a launch pad for the likes of Eddie Izzard, Jude Law, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and many more. And it’s constantly expanding – …

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The Next Giant Leap

The Next Giant Leap

“It was Stephen Hawking who first got me thinking about this,” says Sir Richard Branson when asked about what prompted him to attempt to launch the world’s first commercial space flight, “when he explained that mankind had no option but to get to space as quickly as possible and start doing things up there that we have been doing on …

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