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#Costa Concordia

# costa-concordia - Monday 13 February, 2012

Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins
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Costa Concordia fuel-pumping process begins

Feb 13th 2012, 2:35 PM 1,464 Views 6 Comments

Plans to empty the cruise ship’s fuel tanks were first delayed by the search and rescue operation for victims and then by bad weather.

# costa-concordia - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Explainer: What will treasure hunters find on the Costa Concordia?
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Explainer: What will treasure hunters find on the Costa Concordia?

Feb 2nd 2012, 5:01 PM 6,375 Views 8 Comments

Cash, jewellery, works of art – once the recovery effort is over the capsized liner will likely become a treasure trove for profit-minded divers.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 31st 2012, 7:49 PM 3,438 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: Latest on ‘SOPA Ireland’; radical changes for taxis; and who’s in trouble over Eye Of The Tiger?

Search for Costa Concordia missing called off
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Search for Costa Concordia missing called off

Jan 31st 2012, 3:30 PM 2,509 Views 4 Comments

Concerns for the safety of rescue workers have prompted Italian authorities to call off the search for the 16 people unaccounted for after the cruise ship capsized.

# costa-concordia - Monday 30 January, 2012

Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m
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Group of Costa Concordia survivors to sue company for €350m

Jan 30th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,427 Views 10 Comments

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 - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 66 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Seventeenth body found underwater in Costa Concordia
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Seventeenth body found underwater in Costa Concordia

Jan 28th 2012, 6:31 PM 4,482 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, a fuel pumping operation scheduled to begin today has been set back by bad weather.

# costa-concordia - Friday 27 January, 2012

Costa Concordia company offers compensation to passengers
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Costa Concordia company offers compensation to passengers

Jan 27th 2012, 4:08 PM 4,220 Views 17 Comments

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 - Monday 23 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:45 PM 4,047 Views 1 Comment

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia
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Two more bodies recovered from Costa Concordia

Jan 23rd 2012, 4:10 PM 2,538 Views 4 Comments

As the death toll of the cruise ship crash hits 15, Italian officials say the operation to pump fuel off the ship can begin.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:48 PM 5,155 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

Were there clandestine passengers on the Costa Concordia?
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Were there clandestine passengers on the Costa Concordia?

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 12,161 Views 6 Comments

After the discovery of a 13th body, a rescue official has raised the possibility that stowaways could push the death toll higher.

WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia
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WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:18 PM 6,794 Views 10 Comments

Police have released incredible footage from inside the stricken ship, as a 13th body was found inside today.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 68 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 21 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jan 21st 2012, 7:51 PM 4,901 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia
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Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 4:57 PM 3,608 Views 5 Comments

The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.

Fuel detected in sea around capsized Costa Concordia
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Fuel detected in sea around capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 1:53 PM 1,784 Views 1 Comment

But it’s thought the substance is diesel from machinery aboard the stricken cruise ship – not the heavy fuel oil from its huge tanks.

# costa-concordia - Friday 20 January, 2012

Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain
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Video: Costa Concordia crew member defends captain

Jan 20th 2012, 3:04 PM 3,416 Views 4 Comments

The search for survivors was suspended again today after the ship shifted overnight

# costa-concordia - Thursday 19 January, 2012

How could the Costa Concordia be salvaged?
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How could the Costa Concordia be salvaged?

Jan 19th 2012, 12:10 PM 8,802 Views 6 Comments

The ship’s size, danger of leaking fuel and damage to the hull are all factors to consider when working out how to move the Costa Concordia.

Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading
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Hopes of finding more Costa Concordia survivors fading

Jan 19th 2012, 8:13 AM 1,685 Views 1 Comment

The search for survivors was suspended yesterday because the ship had moved in the water.

# costa-concordia - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Costa Concordia: Search suspended as ship shifts
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Costa Concordia: Search suspended as ship shifts

Jan 18th 2012, 5:47 PM 2,853 Views 3 Comments

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.

Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation
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Watch: Footage shows nighttime Costa Concordia evacuation

Jan 18th 2012, 8:07 AM 3,373 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the cruise operator is looking into new claims that the ship had passed closer to Giglio island last summer.

# costa-concordia - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Italian captain being placed under house arrest
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Italian captain being placed under house arrest

Jan 17th 2012, 9:03 PM 5,527 Views 31 Comments

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.

Five more bodies found in Costa Concordia
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Five more bodies found in Costa Concordia

Jan 17th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,525 Views 22 Comments

“Get going – there are already corpses”: Costa Concordia captain ordered back to ship by Italian port official.

As cruise ships get bigger, are they getting safer?
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As cruise ships get bigger, are they getting safer?

Jan 17th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,731 Views 26 Comments

Industry experts discuss the pros and cons of increasing cruise ship size…

29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues
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29 missing as search of stricken Costa Concordia continues

Jan 17th 2012, 8:08 AM 1,978 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Italian environment minister has expressed concern that the ship could start leaking oil.

# costa-concordia - Monday 16 January, 2012

In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia
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In pictures: the capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 16th 2012, 9:06 AM 10,080 Views 1 Comment

An investigation has been launched into the ship running aground as the search for survivors continues.

'Significant human error' led to capsizing of Costa Concordia vessel
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'Significant human error' led to capsizing of Costa Concordia vessel

Jan 16th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,557 Views 3 Comments

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.

# costa-concordia - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship
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Two more bodies found aboard Italian cruise ship

Jan 15th 2012, 3:53 PM 4,273 Views 1 Comment

The discovery of two more victims on board the Cost Concordia has brought the death toll from the tragedy to five.

Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner
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Honeymooners rescued from sinking cruise liner

Jan 15th 2012, 7:54 AM 4,815 Views 8 Comments

The South Korean newly-weds were removed from the half-submerged ship 24-hours after it ran aground.

# costa-concordia - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast
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Two detained over sinking of cruise ship off Italian coast

Jan 14th 2012, 7:32 PM 12,126 Views 16 Comments

The captain of the Costa Concordia and one other crew member have been detained by police following this morning’s tragedy off the Italian coast.