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Reconstruction of Italian bridge symbol of 'revival' for government

08 Feb 2019

GENOA, Italy, Feb 8 Heavy machinery began winching down a huge slab of concrete in the northern Italian city of Genoa on Friday to clear the way for a new bridge to be built after the old one collapsed six months ago, killing 43 people. | Video

Italy magistrates investigate 20 suspects over bridge collapse

06 Sep 2018

GENOA, Italy Italian magistrates are investigating 20 people for alleged manslaughter after 43 people died when a motorway bridge collapsed in the port city of Genoa last month, the chief prosecutor said.

Autostrade vows to rebuild bridge; stops short of apology

19 Aug 2018

GENOA Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia pledged on Saturday to rebuild a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week killing at least 40 people, but its chief executive stopped short of apologising for the disaster. | Video

One dead in Italy as floods sweep through Genoa

10 Oct 2014

GENOA Italy At least one person died when flood waters swept through the northwestern Italian city of Genoa following unexpectedly heavy overnight rain, which caught officials unprepared despite similar deadly floods less than three years ago. | Video

Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard

27 Jul 2014

GENOA Italy The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port on Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives.

Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard

27 Jul 2014

GENOA Italy The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port on Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives. | Video

Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard

27 Jul 2014

GENOA Italy The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port on Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives. | Video

Costa Concordia nears end of final voyage to scrap yard

27 Jul 2014

GENOA Italy The wreck of the Costa Concordia arrived on Sunday off the northern Italian city of Genoa where it will be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after the cruise liner ran aground and sank near the Tuscan island of Giglio, killing 32 people.

Seven killed, two missing after ship hits tower in Italian port

08 May 2013

GENOA, Italy Seven people were killed and two were missing after a container ship crashed into a concrete control tower in the northern Italian port of Genoa, rescuers said on Wednesday. | Video

Seven killed, two missing after ship hits tower in Italian port

08 May 2013

GENOA, Italy Seven people were killed and two were missing after a container ship crashed into a concrete control tower in the northern Italian port of Genoa, rescuers said on Wednesday.

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