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Italy shipwreck captain admits 'distracted' but shifts blame


The captain of an Italian cruise ship which crashed in January asked for forgiveness in his first interview since the disaster saying he was 'distracted' but shifting blame to other crew members.


Costa Concordia to be salvaged in 1 piece


Salvage work to remove the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship from its rocky perch off Tuscany, where 32 people died, will begin early next month and is expected to take a year, the Italian owner an

Five more bodies found in Italy cruise ship wreck

Five more bodies were found in the wreckage of the semi-submerged cruise liner Costa Concordia on Thursday and will be recovered in the next few days, Italy's civil protection agency said.

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Italy’s sea curse continues: 19 rescued after ship runs aground off Sicily

An Italian cargo ship ran aground in high winds and seas off Sicily on Saturday, the coastguard said, adding that the 19 crew were taken off by helicopter amid worsening weather.

The 150-metre Gelso

Greenpeace finds pollution from Italy cruise ship wreck


Environmental campaign group Greenpeace on Friday warned that chemicals from the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship were oozing into the sea around Italy's picturesque Giglio Island.

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Helicopter delivers food to stranded Italian cruise ship

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A Seychelles helicopter on Tuesday delivered food and satellite phones to a stranded Italian cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board and no electricity that is being towed to a remote island.

Mumbai man still looking for relative in Costa Concordia wreck


Mumbai man Kevin Rebello, who has now spent 41 days looking for his brother Russell at the site of the sunken cruise liner Costa Concordia, has been spending a harrowing 48 hours since the discovery o

Costa Concordia captain 'changed speed of ship for dinner with dancer'

Allegations continue to pile up against the captain of ill-fated cruise liner Costa Concordia.

It has now been claimed that Francesco Schettino 'slowed' the gigantic ship down to 'enjoy dinner' with

Italy: Divers find 8 more bodies in ship wreckage


Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship off a Tuscan island found eight bodies on Wednesday on one of the passenger decks, including that of a missing 5-year-old Italian girl, author

Lawyers: Cocaine on capsized cruise captain's hair


Lawyers for survivors of the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship on Saturday pressed for new drug tests on the ship's captain after traces of cocaine were reportedly found on the outside of a hair sa

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