Ylenia Gostoli

Ylenia Gostoli

Ylenia Gostoli is a London-based reporter who previously freelanced from Rome and the occupied Palestinian Territories.

Workers' Rights

Coronavirus exposes UK low-wage essential workers to exploitation

People working in UK's vulnerable sectors falling through cracks of government rescue packages

Coronavirus exposes UK low-wage essential workers to exploitation

Health

Coronavirus: Filipino front-line workers pay ultimate price in UK

Leilani left the Philippines, the largest supplier of nurses, in her 20s and gave her life to the British people.

Coronavirus: Filipino front-line workers pay ultimate price in UK

Coronavirus pandemic

As Brexit nears, EU workers fortify UK's coronavirus front lines

Thousands of EU migrants work as doctors, nurses, carers, cleaners and porters as the UK fights gravest threat in years.

As Brexit nears, EU workers fortify UK's coronavirus front lines

Coronavirus pandemic

Most medical staff say UK gov't failing to protect them: Poll

Amid the coronavirus epidemic, healthcare workers say action has been too weak and slow in addressing PPE concerns.

Most medical staff say UK gov't failing to protect them: Poll

Coronavirus pandemic

Phase two: Italy considers how to move on after coronavirus peak

Italians will live and work differently when lockdown measures are eased, but the threat of COVID-19 remains.

Phase two: Italy considers how to move on after coronavirus peak

Coronavirus pandemic

Fears grow for Italy's non-coronavirus patients at back of queue

As hospitals are restructured to prioritise infected Italians, others including cancer patients must wait for treatment.

Fears grow for Italy's non-coronavirus patients at back of queue

Europe

As COVID-19 crackdowns grow in Europe, rights groups urge caution

Action to stop coronavirus which limits civil liberties is acceptable but only in short term, human rights experts warn.

As COVID-19 crackdowns grow in Europe, rights groups urge caution

Italy

Six inmates die as prison riots over coronavirus rules grip Italy

Prisoners revolt over new measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, where jails are often overcrowded.

Six inmates die as prison riots over coronavirus rules grip Italy

Europe

How European populists are using coronavirus as a political tool

Refugees, aid workers placed under quarantine in Italy as far-right leaders across Europe call for tighter borders.

How European populists are using coronavirus as a political tool

Julian Assange

Assange extradition hearing gets under way in London

WikiLeaks founder faces up to 175 years in US jail over publication of military whistleblower revelations.

Assange extradition hearing gets under way in London

Italy

Emilia-Romagna: Will Italy's left-wing stronghold turn far-right?

Emilia-Romagna, traditionally a red region, prepares for political earthquake as it heads towards regional poll.

Emilia-Romagna: Will Italy's left-wing stronghold turn far-right?

Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion activists go on global hunger strike

More than 300 campaigners in 26 countries will refuse food for at least a week.

Extinction Rebellion activists go on global hunger strike