Sinking of the Titanic

Titanic: 'It's a mass grave site'

A plan to seize treasures hidden Inside RMS Titanic has sparked a row
A plan to seize treasures hidden inside the Titanic has sparked a row over accusations of modern-day piracy over a hundred years after it sank. Is the firm awarded the sole salvage rights to the famous ship wreck saving artefacts for future generations or is it desecrating a deep water tomb? Bev Roberts is the descendant of a couple of passengers on the Titanic. She told Newsday she has mixed feelings.

(Photo: The Titanic leaving Belfast. Credit: Getty Images)
Bow of Titanic

Rebecca Morelle

Science correspondent, BBC News

The first people to dive down to the Titanic in nearly 15 years say some parts of the wreck have been lost to the sea.

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Sub dive reveals Titanic wreck is deteriorating
For the first time in 15 years divers have explored the Titanic wreck and say it is deteriorating.