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Costa Concordia: Salvage experts ready to raise wreckage

15 September 2013 Last updated at 22:37 BST

Salvage experts in Italy are making final preparations to raise the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.

The vessel has been lying on its side since hitting rocks off the island of Giglio in January last year, killing 32 people.

The BBC's Rome correspondent Alan Johnston reports.