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Costa Concordia wreck refloated

14 July 2014 Last updated at 22:08 BST

The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting on for the past year, salvage workers say.

The wreck - the target of one of the biggest maritime salvage operations in history - is now floating about 1m (3ft) off the platform.

Matthew Price reports.

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