Pro-Trump editorials and a host of public policy differences are too much for the founder of the Virgin Group to handle.
In an internal memo, employees had raised concerns 'about the Mail's editorial position on issues such as immigration, LGBT rights and unemployment'.
The Mail's circulation won't be badly hit by losing distribution on the trains; it sold almost 1.4 million papers daily in November, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, and Virgin Trains accounted for just 70 per day, according to the paper.
"Oh for goodness sake".
This has come after Virgin said it would not sell the newspaper on its west coast mainline as it was "not compatible" with its brand or beliefs.
Virgin said on Tuesday it regularly reviewed products sold on its trains, and "after listening to feedback from our people" chose to stop stocking copies of the Daily Mail in November. "We won't be stocking the Daily Mail for sale or as a giveaway".
"We've decided that this paper is not compatible with the VT brand and our beliefs", it said.
A spokesman for Virgin Trains said he "did not think" Branson had any personal involvement in the decision to remove the paper from Virgin Trains.
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In his interview with Hollywood Reporter in December, Hanks said , "Individually we have to decide when we take to the ramparts". The Daily Caller reached out to the White House to verify the report , but have yet to receive a response.
The Daily Mail hit back at Virgin Trains, saying it was "disgraceful" that the company had announced it was "censoring the choice of newspapers it offers to passengers" when the taxpayer was being forced to bail out Virgin's East Coast franchise.
"Why doesn't Virgin Trains treat its customers like grown-ups and allow them to choose [their paper]", Pierce added.
Virgin Trains is a different franchise to Virgin Trans East Coast but both are backed by Stagecoach and Virgin.
The animosity between Virgin, Branson, and the Mail is nothing new - and it has been intense in recent months.
Lonzo Ball is the first Lakers player with a double-double that did not include points since Lamar Odom in 2008. However, there was an understanding that he'd keep negative opinions about the Lakers franchise to himself.
The new Nokia 2 smartphone comes with a battery that promises to last for as long as two days with a single charge. There is no confirmation but we're nearly certain a new Nokia 6 will be introduced in the Chinese market.
Meunier told WINK News he let his dog out around 11 p.m. when he walked outside and saw a 4-foot bear standing next to him. While Andrew Meunier may have survived a bear attack, neighbors and locals are in fear and trepidation ....
But Brees couldn't find an open receiver, was flushed out of the pocket and decided his best option was to throw it up for grabs. Newton was sacked four times, once each by Bell, Jordan, Jonathan Freeney, and David Onyemata.
Series of business events have been lined up as Netanyahu makes a return visit after PM Narendra Modi visited Israel a year ago . In addition, he will give an inaugural speech at the Raisina Dialogue and meet with the Indo-Israeli CEO forum in Delhi.
Seasoned Ryder Cup golfer Paul Casey of England and France's Alex Levy completes Team Europe as the two wildcards picked by Bjorn. Asia captain Atwal revealed he had a chance to ask Tiger Woods for advice on leading his team.
Unlike the 5T Star Wars Edition launched last month, the 5T Lava Red doesn't have any special branding or additional features . Underneath, the smartphone features the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor paired with Adreno 540 GPU.
It should be noted, however, that the orders will not apply to children, the elderly or victims of slavery or human trafficking . Many of them seek refugee status, claiming they fled conflict and persecution in their home countries.
According to the new reports from Chrome Unboxed , Google has released the documentation to install the Fuchsia OS on Pixelbook. The last time we looked at Fuchsia , the system UI was able to be packaged up as an APK and run on top of an Android phone.
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The New Mexico State Land Office oversees a patchwork of land holdings along the state's southern border with Mexico. They will check to see how well the walls prevent digging, climbing and any other strategies to break through.
CBI court issues notice to RJD's Tejashwi Yadav
Overall, the fodder scam is the fraudulent withdrawal of more than Rs 900 crore from the Chaibasa treasury for almost 20 years. This case pertains to alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deoghar Treasury between 1991 and 1994.
Star Wars Battlefront 2 gets a pink Darth Vader mod
Once the community gains more experience with how EA has structured the game files, the number of options is sure to grow. Also, if you jump to the 2:24 mark, you can see the ingenious idea to allow players to jump between ships mid-mission.
Vermont Is Really Close To Legalizing Marijuana
On Wednesday , Vermont's state legislature became the first in the nation to vote for a bill legalizing recreational marijuana . If the measures advances - and it's expected to - the bill goes to the state Senate, where it will face much more resistance.
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TINA SMITH: You know, sometimes I think people in politics are always looking for the next job and the next opportunity. Smith's family joined her for the ceremony, along with Minnesotan and former Vice President Walter Mondale.
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It also showcases some of the latest and most advanced TV display technology Samsung has ever presented to the wider world. Because each LED can turn on or off individually, MicroLED has the potential for infinite contrast, just like OLED TVs .
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The technology company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.03. SS&C Technologies Holdings has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $47.40.