Full-size Titanic replica being built in China
A full-size replica of the Belfast-built Titanic is to become the top attraction at a Chinese theme-park.
Construction of the 269m long ship, which will be docked permanently on a reservoir in a rural area of Sichuan province, began on Thursday.
The original liner, built by Harland and Wolff in Belfast, hit an iceberg and sank in the north Atlantic in 1912, killing more than 1,500 people.
The ship's story is the subject of immense fascination for many in China.
Interest became particularly intense after the 1997 film starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, which was hugely popular in... read more
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