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Costa salvage effort complete

The Costa Concordia salvage operation has been completed, the head of Italy's civil protection authority announced. It took engineers 19 hours to raise the ship from its side.

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Company behind Costa Concordia 'needs looking at'

The company behind capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia is just as responsible for the accident which killed at least 30 people, a survivor of the 2012 disaster has said.

Survivor John Rodford said former captain Francesco Schettino had "obviously done wrong" but felt the ship should not have been at sea in the first place.

Mr Rodford was on board with his wife celebrating his wedding anniversary when the cruise ship capsized in January last year.

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