Good evening, Europe!
The EU region shards will be coming down for 1.8 Hotfix #9, as well as the maintenance rescheduled from last week, tonight at 2:00am BST 24/5/12. The estimated downtime including the maintenance is ** 2 hours **.
Patch notes will be updated and have already been posted in English on the forums.
I'll be back during the downtime with status updates!