Governments around the world are considering their lockdown exit strategies despite mounting coronavirus deaths.
A huge bridge section has collapsed in Tuscany.
Scarce supplies of medical equipment are leading to growing competition among nations, in what one French politician called a “worldwide treasure hunt”.
The governor of New York has vowed to take ventilators and protective equipment from private hospitals and companies that are not using them as the state’s coronavirus death toll rose to almost 3,000.
Coronavirus deaths have mounted with alarming speed in Spain, Italy and New York, the most lethal hotspot in the United States, as figures show more than one million people around the globe have been infected.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the world has passed the one million threshold.
The coronavirus outbreak has left 10 million Americans unemployed in just two weeks.
Spain has reported a new record of 864 deaths in one day while total infections broke the 100,000 mark, making it the third country to surpass that milestone behind the United States and Italy.
Italy flanker Maxime Mbanda has vowed to push through the fear and keep driving ambulances carrying coronavirus patients to and from hospital.
A doctor lifted the mood inside a hospital in Italy when playing a piano rendition of Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now at the end of a shift battling coronavirus.
Spain has become the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy.
Spain and Italy demanded more European help as they fight coronavirus infections amid the continent’s worst crisis since the Second World War.
Covid-19 cases have topped more than 575,000 worldwide as a number of American states struggle to contain the virus and deaths surge in Italy and Spain.
England were due to host Italy at Wembley on Friday before their Euro 2020 warm-up was cancelled because of coronavirus.
Italy has become the first developed nation in the West to wind down most of its industry to halt the spread of coronavirus.
England’s friendly clash with Italy was due to be held at Wembley on March 27 but has been cancelled due to the coronavirus.
Italy has recorded a smaller day-to-day increase in new coronavirus cases for the second straight day, officials said, while warning it was too soon to know if the worst is behind the country with the world’s second-biggest caseload.
New York City’s mayor is preparing to order its 8.5 million people behind closed doors as it quickly becomes one of the world’s biggest coronavirus hotspots.
A teacher from Londonderry who endures the continuous sound of church bells tolling for the dead in northern Italy has urged people in her native city to stay indoors.
Italy, Iran and the US have reported soaring new death tolls as the coronavirus pandemic marches relentlessly across the globe.
US Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen have tested negative for the coronavirus as three American states with a combined population of 70 million moved to restrict residents to their homes.
Italy’s grim coronavirus toll continues to soar, with officials announcing 793 deaths and 6,557 new cases in the space of one day.
Spain has recorded almost 5,000 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours as it became the third most infected country in the world.
UK nationals on board a cruise ship have been told they must sail to coronavirus-stricken Italy after the Spanish and French authorities refused to let them disembark.
Italy has become the country with the most coronavirus-related deaths, surpassing China.
The 2020 Guinness Six Nations saw four matches postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak and is unresolved in terms of its title destination.
The number of cases of Covid-19 in Italy has surged higher again.
People in Rome congregated on their balconies to sing the Italian national anthem during the coronavirus pandemic.
Italy, the centre of Europe’s coronavirus pandemic, has hit the milestone of 1,000 deaths since it saw its first cases in mid-February.
A British expat in Italy whose daughter has cystic fibrosis has spoken of the threat his family faces amid the coronavirus pandemic.