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She is the most famous shipwreck of all time; a story that made the front pages of every newspaper. But this was not just a story that enthralled and fascinated at the time, 100 years on - we're still talking about it, and a new generation is now learning the lessons of Titanic.
In the last of her special reports marking the anniversary of the Titanic disaster, Mel Barham looks at the aftermath of the tragedy - how it was reported in the papers and how those individuals from the North West played a pivitol role in the future of travel at sea:
In the third report of her four part Titanic series, Mel Barham explores the heroes and villains of the disaster, many of whom were from the North West.