Violin from Titanic sold for world record price of £900 000

The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as it sank sold at an auction on Saturday, for a world record fee for memorabilia.

Violin from Titanic expected to fetch record price

The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as it sank is set to fetch a world record fee for memorabilia when it goes on sale on Saturday.

Full steam ahead as Titanic II effort gets under way

There's a sequel to Titanic in the works. But not the film: An Australian billionaire is going ahead with plans to build and sail the Titanic II.

Ships set sail in memory of the Titanic

Two cruise ships on the opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean have set sail to go to the spot where the Titanic sank 100 years ago.

Titanic’s richest passenger commemorated literally

John Jacob Astor IV has been remembered with a new book being added to his collection at a New York hotel he built 100 years ago.

Titanic director James Cameron sinks to a new low

Film director James Cameron has completed the world's first solo dive to the deepest known point on Earth, reaching the bottom of the Mariana Trench.

Crew, honeymooners rescued from Italy cruise disaster

Emergency services are searching for those still missing as honeymooners and a crew member have been rescued from the cruise ship wreck near Italy.

Titanic’s history goes up for auction

The owner of the largest trove of artefacts salvaged from the Titanic is putting the vast collection up for auction as a single lot in 2012.

Battle rages over Titanic artefacts

A judge will decide who owns relics from the 1912 wreck, but there are fears that tourist dives are accelerating the liner's decay.


More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world