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Aussie billionaire to build Titanic II


One of Australia's richest men, Clive Palmer, on Monday unveiled plans for a 21st century version of the Titanic to be built in China, with its first voyage from England to New York set for 2016.


Events around the world mark Titanic centenary


In the birthplace of the Titanic, residents will gather for a choral requiem. In the North Atlantic, above the ship's final resting place, passengers will pray as a band strikes up a hymn and three fl

It's everyone for himself on sinking ships


A hundred years after the Titanic sank, two Swedish researchers on Thursday said when it comes to sinking ships, male chivalry is ‘a myth’ and more men generally survive such disasters than women and

Disaster at sea: More than a century of deadly shipwrecks


As the world marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, below are deadliest shipping disasters around the world since the beginning of the 20th century.

The list does not include ship

Over 200,000 Titanic records go online


More than 200,000 Titanic records including a number of wills and coroner inquest files have now gone online to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury cruise liner.

The records, pub

Cruise ship to retrace voyage of Titanic


A cruise carrying relatives of some of the more than 1,500 people who died aboard the Titanic nearly 100 years ago set sail from England on Sunday to retrace the ship's voyage, including a visit to th

Menu from Titanic's last lunch at British auction

British auctioneers are offering a first class menu from the Titanic's last lunch, an item they claim offers a unique window on the doomed ship's Edwardian splendour.

The menu, kept by a prominent S

Letter predicting Titanic was 'cursed' up for auction


A letter in which a steward aboard Titanic chillingly predicted that the liner was cursed by 'bad luck', is up for auction.

In a hand-written note which was sent days before the doomed liner sank, s

Violin from Titanic band found

The violin from the music band that continued to play even as the Titanic sank has been found. The instrument was handed over to the musician's fiancee after he died on the ship.

Tests are being cond

30 seconds of delay doomed the Titanic, new report claims


A new study has claimed that a 30-second delay proved fatal for the Titanic, the ship involved in one of the world's worst maritime disasters which claimed the lives of 1, 496 people.

The findings, a

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