The pages go dark ahead of a vote on controversial new rules on website uploads and links.
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- Italy Wikipedia goes dark and blocks all articles in protest at EU copyright law.
- Italian Wikipedia goes dark and blocks all articles in protest at EU copyright law.
- The Italian Wikipedia blocks all articles in protest of the EU copyright law.
- The Italian Wikipedia blocks all articles in protest of the European Union's copyright law.
- The Polish, Spanish, Estonian and Latvian Wikipedias shut down in protest of the European Union's proposed copyright reform, blocking access for all users. This follows identical actions taken by Italian Wikipedia the previous day.
- Police announce that investigative journalist Viktoria Marinova was found murdered yesterday in a park in Ruse, Bulgaria. Marinova's latest work was on "GPgate", a scandal involving alleged corruption and abuse of European Union subsidies in Bulgaria.
- A referendum is held in the Republic of Macedonia on whether to change the country's name in order to join NATO and the EU.
- The foreign ministers of Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China and Iran agree to the creation of a Special Purpose Vehicle, a financial facility in the European Union, to facilitate payments and continue trade with Iran after the US withdrawal from the Iran deal.
- At a European Union leaders' meeting in Salzburg, European Council President Donald Tusk says that he will push for an additional gathering in mid-November, allowing the United Kingdom's proposals to be "reworked and further negotiated".