Titanic violin sells for $1.5 million

A violin that was being played as the Titanic went down was sold for $1.46 million at auction yesterday, a record price for memorabilia from the doomed ocean liner. Band leader Wallace Hartley played the instrument, trying to calm passengers as the ship slipped into the frozen waters of the North Atlantic in April 1912 … [Read the full story]

Leonardo gets to scuttle this…the lucky git

Take a looksy and get a  brief glimpse of girlfriend of Leonardo DiCaprio, Erin Heatherton, showing off her fabulous figure. The blonde bombshell, 23, is the latest in a line of beautiful Victoria’s Secret models to date the Hollywood heart-throb. US-born Erin follows Brazilian Gisele Bundchen and Israeli Bar Refaeli to hang on to the … [Read the full story]

Brave Robin Gibb is still battling

THE wife of brave Bee Gees pop legend Robin Gibb has spoken for the first time about his incredible battle to survive — after appearing to be at death’s door. In an exclusive interview, Dwina said that 62-year-old Robin simply refused to give up after he amazed medics by emerging from a nine-day coma. She said: … [Read the full story]

Robin Gibb beats cancer…and now performs

Robin Gibb is to return to the stage after fighting cancer for the premiere of his first classical work. He will hear an orchestra play Titanic Requiem on April 10, 100 years to the day since the ship’s doomed voyage began. The Bee Gees star will also perform a new song. He said of the … [Read the full story]

Kate Winslet ‘flabergasted’ by 3D Titanic

Kate Winslet gleams as she makes an appearance on an Italian chat  show. Decked out in a smart black suit, the British beauty looked immaculate filming  an interview for show Chiambretti Sunday in Milan. Smiley Kate was in great spirits as she chatted about the release of her  classic movie Titanic in 3D. But she … [Read the full story]

Robin Gibbs talks about his recovery from cancer

Robin Gibb has opened up about his ‘spectacular’ recovery from cancer, insisting he feels ‘fantastic’. There had been reports that the 62-year-old Bee Gees singer, who has been behind dozens of chart hits, had been close to death after being diagnosed with colon cancer. He said he feels better than he has for a decade. ‘I … [Read the full story]

Tiny piece of hull auctions for a Titanic amount

A tiny piece of the hull from the Titanic, measuring 13 centimetres by 7 centimetres, is expected to fetch $4000 at an auction in Dallas, Texas. The actual wreck of the Titanic is, of course, strictly protected, making portions of the ship itself virtually unavailable in the private market. This section, however, was part of the … [Read the full story]

Ronnie Barkers son is left millions by his mum…but he’s still hiding from the cops

The fugitive son of comedy legend Ronnie Barker has been left $3.5 million in his mum’s will…despite being on the run over child porn allegations. Shamed Adam Barker, 43, has been in hiding since 2004 when he jumped police bail after being arrested over possession of 1,200 indecent images of children. Records just released can … [Read the full story]