Five Costa Concordia staff jailed

Five workers from the cruise firm that operated the Costa Concordia have been jailed for manslaughter following last year's shipwreck off the coast of Italy.

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Five people jailed over Costa Concordia disaster

Five people have been convicted in Italy over the Costa Concordia disaster. The cruise ship struck rocks and capsized off the Italian coast in January last year, killing 32 passengers and crew. There were around 40 Britons on board but all of them escaped.

Today five employees pleaded guilty to charges of manslaughter and negligence. But the trial of the ship's captain continues.

ITV News reporter Lewis Vaughan-Jones reports:

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