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Video: What futuristic films promised would happen by now
Computer tablets, Big Brother and exploding supernovas – some of these have come true…
Titanic 3D "had no permission" to use Picasso painting
The inclusion of a Picasso image in the Titanic 3D re-release has angered the Picasso estate, which says James Cameron had no permission to include it.
Extract: 'They tried to keep us down on the steerage deck as Titanic sank'
A new book brings to life the tragedy through the voices of those who survived. In this extract, survivor Daniel Buckley recounts the night the liner went down.
Prayers and silence mark Titanic centenary
As the world paused to remember the victims,officials revealed there may be human remains embedded in the ocean floor where the Titanic came to rest.
'I'm the king of the world': the influence of Titanic (the film)
The 1997 movie has pervaded popular culture to the extent that, for many, James Cameron’s story is the only story.
In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy
Shivering survivors, grief-stricken relatives waiting on the docks and shock in the White Star Line offices: a pictorial record of the world receiving news that the ‘unsinkable’ ship had done the unthinkable.
Cold mountain: This is the iceberg that sank the Titanic
The significance of this picture was only discovered long after it was taken by a seaman on another liner cruising off Newfoundland at the time Titanic sank.
Extract: 'Titanic underwent her trials, which were entirely satisfactory'
The men who built the Titanic recall the safety tests on the ‘unsinkable’ ship before her maiden voyage.
Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck? has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.
In pictures: 9 Titanic artefacts recovered from the ship
Old letters, tickets, watches – here’s just some of the objects that have been raised from the Titanic.
Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what's happening to mark the Titanic's anniversary?
Commemorations are taking place in Cobh, Belfast, and Southampton to mark the centenary of one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history.
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making
Irish illustrator reveals his labour of love – a graphic novel that chronicles the experience of photographer Fr Frank Browne on board the doomed ship.
17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia
From shower curtains to inflatable slides, here are some of the items you may not want to mark the disaster’s 100th anniversary with…
Report: it's everyone for themselves on sinking ships
Men are more likely to survive sinking ships than women and children – and captains are more likely to make it than their passengers, according to new research.
This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago
Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.
Michael D Higgins to mark 100 years since Titanic left Ireland
The president will travel to Cobh today, exactly a century after the liner docked there.
The luckiest priest on the Titanic...
Fr Frank Browne left behind one of the most valuable photographic records of the first leg of the Titanic’s maiden voyage. Luckily for him, his Jesuit superior ordered him off the boat at Cobh.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral
The man has received medical attention on board the vessel, which has turned back as a “precautionary measure”.
In pictures: The Titanic launching from Southampton 10 April, 1912
These pictures record the grandeur of the Titanic on the day it began its tragic maiden voyage exactly 100 years ago today.
New Titanic movies have some unlikely additions...
…George Lucas, JJ Abrams and an updated soundtrack.
Is Titanic a true story? Er, yes.
Some Twitter users have had their #mindblown by news that there was a ship called Titanic and it did actually sink. And they are not the only ones…
In pictures: Passengers from 'Titanic' cruise stop off in Ireland
They were greeted in Cobh by crowds, music and the ‘Titanic Deals’ discount store…
VIDEO: Final moments of the Titanic reconstructed in new animation
What happened to the huge liner as it went down? This video may offer new insights…
Titanic Belfast opens today - here's a preview of what to expect
The €120 million Titanic Belfast is due to open today, one hundred years to the day since the doomed ocean liner was completed. Here’s a video preview of what it’s like.
This is what the Titanic looks like today
National Geographic magazine to publish images of the Titanic shot using cutting edge technology as part of a multi-million dollar expedition.
7 ways to mark the Titanic centenary. Some are rather odd.
With the opening of the world’s largest Titanic exhibition in Belfast in two weeks time – gives some alternative ideas of how you can remember the tragic Titanic
Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking
Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.
The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank
New images show how the exact break-up of the Titanic might now be understood – and whether the ship had a fatal design flaw.
Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site
The ship sank one hundred years ago next month on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic.
Relatives of Titanic victim appeal for help in buying letter at auction
A letter by surgeon John Edward Simpson written just days before the ship sank in April 1912 is to expected to fetch at least $50,000 at the auction later this week – but his descendants want the letter back in Belfast.
Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking
National Library of Ireland resources give Irish perspective on shipping disaster which has its centenary in April this year.
Got €150million to spare? How about 5,000 items from the Titanic...
The treasure trove of personal items and sections of the huge liner’s hull is up for sale – 100 years after the Titanic sank.
Letter in a bottle from Titanic victim goes on display
Jeremiah Burke wrote a goodbye note and threw it overboard in a bottle – a year after his death in the disaster, it washed up near his former home.