8 people are killed after a car collides with a group of cyclists in Italy.
The captain of MV "Lifeline", a German migrant rescue ship that docked in Malta last week with 130 rescued migrants after Italy refused access, makes an initial court appearance in Valletta. He is charged with operating his ship illegally.
An explosion and fire at the Gas Connect Austria pipeline hub in Baumgarten an der March kills one person and injures 21. Service to Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and Italy is suspended. Italy declares a state of emergency.
The President of the European Parliament demands an explanation from the U.S. for allegations of spying, while new sources hint that the NSA could gather information from several European countries and had placed microphones in the Embassy of Italy to the U.S.. Many European leaders declare themselves greatly disappointed and the issue may bring serious political and economical consequences.