• Costa Concordia wreck

    An operation to remove the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship from the coast of north-west Italy will begin in June, officials say. Italy’s Costa Concordia wreck ‘to be […]

  • The reluctant hero

    Harold Cottam, the young telegraphist who picked up the Titanic’s distress call, has been honoured with a plaque in the Nottinghamshire village where he died.  The reluctant hero who took […]

  • Costa Concordia captain blames helmsman for crash

    The captain of the Costa Concordia has blamed his Indonesian helmsman for the accident which caused the ship to sink off the coast of Italy last year. Costa Concordia captain […]

  • Costa Concordia: Ship set upright

    Engineers in Italy have succeeded in setting the cruise ship Costa Concordia upright, 20 months after it ran aground off the island of Giglio. The Costa Concordia capsized in January 2012, […]

  • Costa Concordia

    Nineteen months after the Costa Concordia ran aground, locals and tourists work and play in the shadow of the wreck. Salvage crews, meanwhile, toil furiously Costa Concordia: A hulking reminder of […]

  • Crime On Cruise Ships

    A loophole in federal law keeps Americans from having access to information about the vast majority of crimes committed on cruise ships, says new report. Thanks To A Legal Loophole, […]

  • Schettino last-ditch plea bargain

    Lawyers for Francesco Schettino, captain of the stricken Costa Concordia cruise liner, launched a last-ditch attempt to secure a plea bargain as his trial started. Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino […]

  • Profile: Capt Francesco Schettino

    Francesco Schettino has gone on trial in Italy. Thirty-two people died when the cruise ship hit rocks off the Tuscan island of Giglio in January 2012 and tipped onto its side. […]

  • Protect Cruise Passengers

    A parliamentary committee says that both the government and cruise operators need to do more to protect cruise passengers More needed to protect cruise passengers As more Australians take holiday cruises both […]

  • Costa Concordia Case Continues

    An Italian court in Grosseto, Tuscany, has opened a series of hearings to decide who should stand trial over the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster. Costa Concordia: Italy court decides who […]