It took 19 hours and over 600 million euros to rotate the wrecked cruise Costa Condordia into an upright position. The ship had been lying on its side for a year and half after it hit a reef off the coast of Italy and capsized, killing 32 people.
The 2018 season is shaping up to be Sebastian Vettel's best chance yet to win a title in a scarlet Ferrari. That said, Mercedes are hot on his heels despite having had the lion's share of misfortune this season so far.
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.
Historians and recreational divers say pillaging of naval wrecks for their valuable metals is a violation of the vessels as registered war graves. But stopping it has proved extremely challenging. Julian Ryall reports.
The second major storm to hit Germany in a month has flooded city streets and caused havoc for transport. Four people were killed when the brutal winds brought down trees in Poland and the Czech Republic.
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