The mayor of Bergamo in northern Italy claims the true number of victims of COVID-19 is likely to be much higher than the official figure.
Unreported Europe takes a look at stories from the first weeks in the country now recording the highest amount of deaths related to the new coronavirus.
Many student and professionals in Northern Italy headed south as the regions began to lock down. They may have gone to be with their families, but at what cost to other regions?
Italy, Spain and France are on lockdown. Spaniards and Italians in the UK are shocked London hasn't followed suit.
A doctor at the centre of the COVID-19 pandemic says that patients will have to be turned away.
Worldwide levels of pollution are dropping in the wake of the economic lockdown aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19
Researchers at the University of Oxford studied the mortality rate and age demographics in Italy and South Korea to show how this could account for the impact of the epidemic on countries’ populations.
More than a week ago a couple from Palermo started their life in a state of complete lockdown. This is what they learned.
Italians on Monday were diligently complying with rules enforced to protect public health in an attempt to stem the spread of the virus.
In an industry famous for fame but characterised in reality by scant employment and just scraping by, the public health crisis is killing more than individuals.
The Italian city's waterways are usually plied by thousands of boats.
Marina is a freelance journalist and photographer. She lives in a flat together with her boyfriend. For the past few weeks, she has kept a diary – she shares her thoughts with Euronews.
Stuck at home due to the new coronavirus pandemic, Italians took to their windows and balconies on Saturday to lift spirits - armed with pots, pans and singing voices.
An Italian Army paratrooper has flown a giant Italian flag above the skies of Rome in a demonstration of solidarity with the country, which is in lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Nitrogen dioxide emissions have declined in northern Italy since its coronavirus lockdown, data shows.
Journalist Michele Carlino guides us through a trip from Calabria to Lyon and finds the situation is worlds apart once we reach France.
‘Canto della Verbena’ is the traditional song from the Tuscan town of Siena.
"Why have other European countries' reactions been so slow when they already had the Italian example?"
"The appropriate timing for the introduction of quarantine measures is what will determine how effective they are. If they are introduced too soon they might not be sustained, if they are introduced too late they might not be effective" - Dr. Michael Tildesley.
The riots were triggered by emergency restrictions imposed amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Leaders have pledged to accelerate research into the disease and to support the sectors the hardest hit, such as aviation.
Small groups of Catholic faithful gathered at St. Peter's Square on Sunday to watch a livestream of Pope Francis delivering his Angelus blessing.
Being a woman is no guarantee for being feminist. Women's rights organisations in Rome accuse the mayor of lack of protection, as they face eviction.
Due to an error in the local winery, wine entered the main water supply and caused many locals to drink it immediately!
Schools in Italy are testing remote teaching methods after the country shut schools and universities as part of its response to the coronavirus outbreak
The 28-year-old president called league president Paolo Dal Pino "the biggest and darkest clown I have ever seen".