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Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years in prison

The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia which sank off the Italian island of Gigilo in 2012 killing 32 people has been sentenced to 16 years in jail for manslaughter. The cruise ship Costa......

Costa's captain admits he was 'showing off' when doomed ship sank

The captain of the Costa Concordia admitted in court he attempted a tricky manoeuvre to show off when the vessel sank with the loss of 32 lives. Francesco Schettino, 52, said he was trying to......

3 yrs after Costa Concordia tragedy, Indian waiter's body found

The body of an Indian waiter, who was the last missing victim of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia, has been found while dismantling the vessel, nearly three years after Italy's worst postwar......

Concordia's Indian crew defend its much-hated captain!

Indian crew members aboard the cruise liner Costa Concordia, which sank off the Italy coast last month, allegedly because of its captain's fault, reveal what occurred that horrific night. Many......

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