Linate Airport in Milan, Italy is closed for three hours at dawn to allow wildlife experts to trap 80 hares that have bred in recent months and are confusing ground radar.
- Linate Airport disaster: MD-87 of Scandinavian Airlines collides first with a private plane and then a building at Linate Airport in Milan, Italy, killing 100.
- Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, and Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, will meet at the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting in Milan, Italy to discuss the conflict and supplies of natural gas.
- A Ghanaian national goes on a spree attack with a pickaxe in Milan, Italy killing a passerby and wounding four others in an apparently random attack.
- Two people are shot dead at close range in the center of Milan. Hours later, another shooting in plain view shakes the financial capital of Italy.
- A woman is diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease ("human mad cow disease") in Milan then hospitalised in Livorno, only the second case in Italy's history and the first since Sicily 2002.