Titanic Anniversary

Last Letter Written Aboard Titanic Sells For Record Sum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK

The last letter known to be written on the ill-fated Titanic sold for a world record £119,000 at auction today. The letter was penned by second cl...

Returning to Belfast as a Tourist

Siobhan Starrs | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Siobhan Starrs

My links to this city are deep, my mother's family are rooted here. My experience as a resident twenty years ago was one of discomfort, Belfast seemed uncomfortable in its own identity as a place of bombs, bullets and suspicion.

Records Signalling The End Of The 'Drunken' Sailor Era Go Online

PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

A collection of more than a quarter of a million maritime examination records signalling the end of the stereotypical "drunken" and disorderly sailor ...

Titanic II: Australian Billionaire Clive Palmer To Build Replica Vessel

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer has announced plans to build a replica of the Titanic. Just weeks after the 100th anniversary of the si...

PICTURES: Puppets Take Centre Stage

PA | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK

A city became a land of the giants today as huge puppets took centre stage in one of the UK's biggest-ever street theatre performances. An estimate...

Photo Proof That James Cameron's 'Titanic' Didn't Work At All

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Could James Cameron have made an, ahem, Titanic mistake? If you take a look at this image - and have somehow, God knows, managed to stop laughing at o...

PHOTOS: Family Members Attend Titanic Memorial In Belfast

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK

A minute's silence was held on Sunday as a memorial was opened in Belfast marking the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic. A great, great nephe...

Titanic: The Aftermath

Dan James | Posted 13.06.2012 | Home
Dan James

The crowd, 30,000 strong, had been gathered for hours at Cunard's Pier 54, standing silent in the fog. Out of the gloaming, at almost 8pm on 18 April 1912, emerged Carpathia, the ship carrying the survivors of Titanic's sinking.

A Poem For The Titanic Anniversary

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 13.04.2012 | Home

Like many artists and writers before her, award-winning poet Allison McVety has drawn inspiration from the story of the Titanic for a poem that is cur...

At Which Point Does All This Titanic Stuff Get, Well, Icky?

Sarah Bridge | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Bridge

I can't be the only one who thinks that there are ways to mark such as tragedy as the Titanic and a menu consisting of the dishes eaten by people who were about to die, or lose loved ones, is not the way to do it.

Last Dinner on the Titanic

Judy Jackson | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Judy Jackson

This week is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. But is it right to be celebrating, creating a banquet that takes days to prepare, relishing the excess of food, maybe even reading the countdown notes, while watching a TV reconstruction of the tragedy of lives torn apart or lost on that maiden voyage a hundred years ago this week?

Tweeters 'Shocked' To Learn The Titanic Was A Real Ship

Posted 11.04.2012 | UK

With the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, the Ms Balmoral cruise, and the release of Titanic 3D, the movie, it's easy to get a little confu...

PHOTOS: Descendants Of Titanic Victims Remember Dead

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

Descendants of those who perished on the Titanic today threw flowers on the dockside where she left port on the 100th anniversary of the doomed liner ...

Titanic Online: View Inquest Files, Wills, Headstones And More

PA | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK

More than 200,000 Titanic-related records have gone online to mark the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking. The records have been gathered by f...

100 Years On, Cruise Ship Follows In Titanic's Footsteps

PA | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

Descendants of those who died in the Titanic disaster 100 years ago were some of those who set sail today on a memorial cruise to the site of the wrec...

Titanic 'Ignored' Superstitions Before Fatal Trip

PA | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Passengers and crew of the Titanic ignored a number of maritime superstitions when the ship made its ill-fated maiden voyage, new data analysis has fo...

Titanic: 'Cost Cutting And Poor Quality Materials Sank The Unsinkable Ship'

Eureka! | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

A century on from the sinking of the Titanic, a science writer has examined the cascade of events that led to the demise of the ‘unsinkable’ ship....