Titanic Bandmaster's Letter Sells For £93,000

PA | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

A letter written by the bandmaster of the Titanic who carried on playing as the doomed ship sank has sold at auction for £93,000. Wallace Hartley,...

Clive's Folly: The Building of Titanic II

Lynn Houghton | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK
Lynn Houghton

His gift to the world after a phenomenal career in finance and mining that has brought him untold wealth. And why is this ship different from any other cruise ship? The Blue Star Cruise Line 's Titanic II, as near as possible, will be an almost exact replica of the Titanic - only 3 inches longer.

Yes, I Am Building Titanic Mark II

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

A billionaire who is planning to build a new version of the Titanic insists it's no gimmick. Professor Clive Palmer told journalists on Saturday he...

Titanic II To Set Sail In 2016

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

It's either the most brilliant idea in the history of themed cruises, or the worst idea in the history of themed cruises, a recreation of the Titanic,...

The Final Meal - Sunday 14th April, 1912

David J Constable | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

One of the menus that survived Titanic was from the First Class dining saloon, served on that fateful evening, Sunday 14th April, 1912. Shortly befor...

Is Boeing Big Enough to Say It's Wrong... Or Is It Too Big to Do So?

Jane Sparrow | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK
Jane Sparrow

"We stand behind its overall integrity" declares the official statement from Boeing regarding the grounding of its fleet of 787s. This brings images to my mind of 'Chemical Ali' - the Iraqi minister who declared that they were winning the war, as Baghdad burnt behind him.

'Titanic' Star Comes Out

Posted 15.01.2013 | Home

Victor Garber, the US actor who has starred in the likes of 'Titanic', 'Legally Blonde', 'Argo' and the hit TV series 'Alias' has come out as gay - ju...

Charlie Thomas

Good News From The Autumn Statement For Bonnet Dramas And British Thrillers

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

It appears chancellor George Osborne is a fan of British dramas - provided they're on the telly, and not in the corridors of Whitehall. Buried in t...

Is This The Iceberg That Sank The Titanic?

Barcroft | Posted 22.01.2013 | Home

An auction house is selling a photograph experts claim shows the iceberg that doomed the Titanic. The black and white picture of the floating ice w...

PICTURES: Kate Meets The Queen

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kate Winslet has said she talked with the Queen about the joys of being a mother as she collected her CBE. The Oscar-winning actress, 37, who achie...

Hand-Drawn Plan Of Titanic Worth £200k Goes On Display

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 16.01.2013 | Home

A hand-drawn plan of the Titanic that sold for more than £200,000 is to go on display in Belfast, it was revealed today. The 33-foot (10 metre) dr...

Alice E. Vincent

Old Stories, New Scenes: How Culture Is Changing The Face Of Belfast

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 12.11.2012 | Home

During the Troubles, Belfast’s segregated Catholic and Protestant communities painted murals on houses and the imposing peace walls of their politic...

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 ...

Caroline Frost

For James Cameron, That Ship Has Finally Sailed

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Are you ready to go back to Titanic? The answer, at least for James Cameron, is… not any more. The director, who successfully managed to put his...

'Titanic' Star Undergoes Life-Saving Surgery

WENN | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actress Kathy Bates has undergone a double mastectomy after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Doctors discovered a lump in the Misery and Tita...

Music From an Old Country

Tim Cumming | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home
Tim Cumming

When Dylan's Time out of Mind came out in 1997 you could tell it had a different kind of electricity; lightning bolts instead of dim bulbs. Such a turnaround in creative endeavour was a long time in coming, but you knew it would come.

Top Ten Movies That Should Be Stage Musicals

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

If you haven't seen Anne Hathaway's shorn and chilly cranium yet, it's probably time to put down the Xbox controller/children/Proust, and try to recherché your temps perdu- cruise over to the Daily Mail website and bitch or coo as you feel appropriate.

The Titanic's Nerve Centre Now On Show In Museum

Archant | Posted 14.08.2012 | Home

The Titanic has been poignantly brought back to life – more than 100 years after she sank in one of the greatest stories of all time. The iconic ...

Plans Released For Titanic II

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Australian mining magnate Professor Clive Palmer announced in April that he was going to build a replica Titanic – now the billionaire has released ...

Kate Winslet Explains Why She Goes Nude

WENN | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actress Kate Winslet strips off on the big screen to give women confidence about their looks. Kate Winslet throws it off for Titanic The Briti...

A Muse on the Nature of Humanity/Moto-Guzzi V7 Classic Review/ Apologencias, Problemos Technicas!

Bob Pickett | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Bob Pickett

This month's column is going to be a bit of a mixed bag. Kicking off, as you know 2012 is the centenary of the sinking of The Titanic. This has mean...

Kate Winslet, Gareth Malone 'Named In Queen's Birthday Honours List'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Gary Barlow has been given the nod, but he's not the only entertainer rumoured to be planning a trip to the Palace. The Sun reports that Kate Winsl...

PHOTO: The Jubilee Flotilla Moment You Might Have Missed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Comedy

The Queen proves she's queen of the world! Picture by David Schneider....

How Avatar Had To Wait For Technology To Catch Up

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Tech

James Cameron told us, when he won all his Oscars for Titanic, that he was "the king of the world". Sure enough, he proved it 12 years later, crea...

Matthew Tucker

Belfast's New Titanic Museum (REVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 16.07.2012 | Home

Think 'Titanic', and a host of associations synonymous with the ill-fated ship spring to mind: tragedy, luxury, man's reckless pride, gaping class div...