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Damage fears for Alps crash recorder French rescue worker inspects debris near Seyne-les-Alpes

A top Lufthansa official warns the missing flight recorder may have been too badly damaged when the Germanwings plane crashed in the French Alps.

Amanda Knox and Raffaele SollecitoAcquittal was 'rebirth' - Sollecito

In his first remarks since his final acquittal of UK student Meredith Kercher's murder, Raffaele Sollecito says he will be "marked for life" by the ordeal.

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