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Sir Richard Branson joined us for the second half of this week’s Telegram. We’ve clipped the interview with him below, where he talks in detail about his plans to open a hotel in space, fly you to Sydney in half an hour and an April Fool’s joke where he and Larry Page tricked thousands of people into signing up for a one-way visit to Mars.

Photo Credit: File photo of entrepreneur Branson waving a model of the LauncherOne cargo spacecraft from a window of an actual size model of SpaceShipTwo on display, after Virgin Galactic's LauncherOne announcement and news conference, at the Farnborough Airshow 2012. Luke Macgregor / Reuters