Crime in Italy
Two police officers are killed and another is wounded after a Dominican suspect opens fire on them at a police station in Trieste, Italy.
Sources: La Repubblica
Sources: La Repubblica
One person is killed and five others, including Spanish footballer Pablo Marí, are injured during a mass stabbing at a Carrefour supermarket in Assago, Lombardy, Italy. The perpetrator, a man with mental health problems, who used a knife from a shelf, is arrested at the scene.
Italy reaches 64,036 total deaths from COVID-19, surpassing the United Kingdom to have the highest death toll in Europe.
Demonstrations take place across dozens of cities in Italy against the new restrictions to curb the second wave of COVID-19. The protests in Milan, Turin, and Trieste turn violent, where petrol bombs were thrown at officers. Twenty-eight people are arrested in Milan. In Naples the protests continue for the fourth day.
Three firefighters are killed while two others and a policeman are injured after an explosion at an abandoned farm building in Quargnento, Piedmont, Italy. The explosion was caused by two bombs placed in the building.
A judge in Catania, Italy, upholds the seizure of a Proactiva Open Arms ship that brought migrants to Sicily after refusing to hand them over to the Libyan Coast Guard.
Italian fugitive and 'Ndrangheta member Rocco Morabito is arrested in Montevideo, Uruguay, after 23 years on the run. He is now expected to be extradited to Italy in the coming months.
Authorities arrest four Kosovo jihadists men, three in Italy and one in Kosovo, for making nonspecific threats against Pope Francis and the former U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo. The men are described by police as highly dangerous and as having celebrated the November 2015 Paris attacks.
More than 40 people have drowned as a migrant boat sinks travelling between Libya and Italy. In a separate incident, 15 Muslim migrants from another Italy-bound boat have been arrested, after allegedly throwing 12 Christian migrants overboard.
Technocrat Mario Monti resigns as Prime Minister of Italy after the parliamentary passing of Italy's latest austerity budget.
France, Spain, Netherlands and Italy recall their ambassadors for more consultations.