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Richard Branson reveals he moved main residence to private Caribbean island seven years ago to avoid paying UK taxes

Sir Richard Branson makes great play of wrapping himself in patriotic trappings to promote his businesses, but Britain’s best-known entrepreneur on Sunday revealed he had been living as a tax exile for the last seven years after moving his main residence to a private Caribbean island. Branson has swapped the…

Billionaire Branson dons drag for AirAsia X charity flight

Billionaire airline and cell phone mogul Richard Branson on Sunday made good on a bet he lost in 2010, donning full drag, including fake eyelashes and bright red lipstick, and served customers on a very special AirAsia X flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur. Proceeds from tickets sold for the…

Richard Branson hatches April Fool’s Day plan to journey to the center of the Earth

NEW YORK — British billionaire Richard Branson may have lost his race to the bottom of the ocean, but not his sense of humor, declaring Friday a faux plan to top his adventure rivals by voyaging to the center of the Earth. The impossible journey was announced, tongue jammed in…

Richard Branson advocates to ‘end the war on drugs’

Inspired by a visit to Portugal, billionaire Richard Branson is calling on the United States and the rest of the world to end its war on drugs. In a blog post on his company’s site, the Virgin Media founder was impressed by the European nation’s move a decade ago to…

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