Salvage teams have rotated the Costa Condordia cruiseliner into an upright position in an unprecedented 19 hour operation. The ship had been lying off the Tuscan coast for 20 months after hitting a reef and capsizing.
Italy's highest court has upheld a guilty sentence against the captain blamed for the deadly 2012 sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship. Over 30 people died in the shipwreck.
Former cruise ship captain Francesco Schettino has started an appeals trial in Italy to overturn his 16-year prison sentence. The prosecution has also appealed the decision, saying Schettino deserves more jail time.
The captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise liner has had his 16-year prison sentence over the 2012 disaster upheld. But he is unlikely to go to jail until a lengthy appeals process ends.
Italy has raised from the sea floor a migrant ship that sank off Sicily last year, causing the deaths of between 700-800 people. Prime Minister Renzi has vowed to identify and bury all that were trapped on board.
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