In a ceremony on Sunday, Codogno will mark one year since it recorded the first locally acquired case of COVID-19 in Italy.
The scandal erupted after journalist Horacio Verbitsky said he received preferential treatment from the health ministry to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The government, which is appealing the decision by a judge to strike down the curfew, succeeded in gaining some opposition support for the new law.
A restaurant in Paris is offering students a meal at knockdown prices to help them cope during the pandemic.
Swiss and Irish police have boogied their way to viral fame with the #JerusalemaChallenge, hoping to give people a good laugh during COVID-19 restrictions.
"Given the widespread technological means available, in the form of high-quality printers and different software, fraudsters are able to produce high-quality counterfeit, forged or fake documents," Europol warned.
New research shows that nations who are best equipped to fight climate change have handled the pandemic best.
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Israelis attended a rabbi's funeral, flouting the country's ban on large public gatherings during the pandemic.
Europe's tightening of coronavirus measures includes severe travel restrictions in attempts to keep out new variants
Bodo Ramelow has been widely criticised for referring to the German Chancellor as "Little Merkel" during an online event and admitting to playing mobile games during COVID-19 meetings.
A third of all confirmed cases around the world are in Europe.
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A majority of the Japanese think the Olympic Games in the capital should be postponed again or cancelled amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.