Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia liner raised off rocks after 19-hour attempt

Salvage crews on the Italian island of Giglio have finally managed to pull upright the Costa Concordia cruise liner.

Italian authorities call off the search for bodies

Italian authorities have ended the search for bodies in the submerged sections of the capsized <em>Costa Concordia</em> off the Tuscan coast.

Ill-fated Italian cruise liner to be moved by year’s end

The wreck of Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia will be moved from Giglio Island by the end of the year, the top rescue official said on Sunday.

Divers continue search for missing cruise ship bodies

Italian navy divers blew open access points in the wreck of the Costa Concordia, as rescuers debated whether to call of their search.

Under-fire Costa Concordia captain ordered to ‘salute’ island

The captain of the doomed <i>Costa Concordia</i> says he was ordered by his employers to "salute" the coast.

Future online bookings available on Costa Concordia

A British journalist managed to book a cruise on the Costa Concordia -- two days after the liner ran aground near Italy's Giglio island.

Italian rescue efforts halted after undersea shift

The Costa Concordia has shifted, forcing a new suspension of rescue work and threatening plans to pump oil out to prevent an environmental disaster.

Italy enthralled by reluctant hero

The officer ordering the captain of a capsized Italian cruise ship to go back aboard has become an instant hero, credited with saving national honour.

‘You go back on board! That is an order!’

An audio clip has emerged purporting to be a recording of the coast guard ordering the captain of the stricken Costa Concordia back on board his ship.

Cruise captain in the dock as hopes for missing passengers fade

Hopes are fading for 29 people unaccounted for from the wreck of a luxury liner off the coast of Italy as the captain is questioned over his role.


Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

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Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

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