An Australian billionaire has today insisted his plans to build a replica Titanic are not motivated by money.
Mining magnate Professor Clive Palmer, spoke at a press conference at The Ritz earlier, saying "Money wasn't my primary consideration for this."
He then joked with journalists: "But it looks like, unfortunately, I'll make a lot of money out of it!"
The Queensland businessman's plans have been questioned by critics, who say the Titanic II project will never be a reality and Prof Palmer is simply trying to create headlines.
More top news
Simon has Saturday's forecast for the west of the region
Simon has Saturday's forecast for the east of the region
Simon's Blog - Fun With The Sun