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# Francesco Schettino
Costa Concordia captain says others are to blame for ship crash which killed 32
The prosecution is simultaneously appealing last year’s sentence, maintaining that Schettino should have been given 26 years.
# Schettino
Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter
Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.
# captain coward
Costa Concordia captain denies trying to impress Moldovan dancer with island sail-by
Francesco Schettino says he was “trying to catch three pigeons with one bean.”
# Captain
"Most hated man in Italy" goes on trial over Costa Concordia sinking
The opening day of the trial was cut short after just a few minutes because of a national lawyers’ strike.
# Italy
Captain of Costa Concordia to face trial for manslaughter of 32 people
Francesco Schettino faces 20 years if convicted.
# Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial
Dozens of survivors are suing ship owner Costa Crociere and its US parent company Carnival Corporation for hundreds of millions of dollars.
# Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia hearing delayed until October
However, no trial is expected until the beginning of next year at the earliest.
# Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia captain 'sorry' over disaster
Speaking on Italian TV, Francesco Schettino says he was sorry that 32 people died when his ship ran aground in January – but also blamed “destiny” for the tragedy.
# Costa Concordia
Captain of Costa Concordia 'wasn't wearing his glasses'
Francesco Schettino also ordered officers to lie to coastguards after the accident, an inquiry has been told.
# Costa Concordia
Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m
A group of six people are launching a multi-million euro lawsuit against the owner of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, saying that the experience will ‘never leave’ them.
# Costa Concordia
Seventeenth body found underwater in Costa Concordia
Meanwhile, a fuel pumping operation scheduled to begin today has been set back by bad weather.
# Costa Concordia
Costa Concordia company offers compensation to passengers
Passengers who survived this month’s tragedy off the Italian coast have been offered €11,000 each in compensation by the company that owns the Costa Concordia.
# Costa Concordia
Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia
As the death toll of the cruise ship crash hits 15, Italian officials say the operation to pump fuel off the ship can begin.
# Said and done
Wolves and Wahlberg: The week in quotes
They said what? looks back at the week in words.
# Costa Concordia
Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain
The search for survivors was suspended again today after the ship shifted overnight
# Costa Concordia
Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading
The search for survivors was suspended yesterday because the ship had moved in the water.
# Italy
Costa Concordia: Search suspended as ship shifts
The Italian coastguard has been forced to suspend the search for missing people after the capsized vessel began to shift, sparking fears it may slide into deeper waters.
# Italy
Italian captain being placed under house arrest
The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner has left jail and been placed under house arrest tonight – as the official death toll from the tragedy rises to 11.
# Costa Concordia
Five more bodies found in Costa Concordia
“Get going – there are already corpses”: Costa Concordia captain ordered back to ship by Italian port official.
# Costa Concordia
29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues
Meanwhile, the Italian environment minister has expressed concern that the ship could start leaking oil.
# Costa Concordia
'Significant human error' led to capsizing of Costa Concordia vessel
The Italian owner of the ship was highly critical of its captain in a statement issued yesterday. Francesco Schettino is being held on suspicion of manslaughter.