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Costa Concordia captain to stand trial in July

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Costa Concordia captain to stand trial in July

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The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship which ran aground off Italy with the loss of 32 lives is to be tried on 9 July.

Capt Francesco Schettino denies charges of multiple manslaughter and abandoning ship.

The ship foundered off the island of Giglio off Tuscany in January 2012 before tipping onto its side.