Wesley Sneijder, Real Madrid's key creative midfielder, has suffered a "serious" knee injury during a friendly match against Arsenal which could see him out of action for six months. Real's coach stated he was "very worried".
Dutch prosecutors decided not to press charges against far-right Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders for an anti-Islamic documentary, considering that the statements were made "in the context of public debate".
Russia bettered Netherlands 3-1 in overtime play, reaching the tournament's semi-finals for the first time in history. They will face the winner of Spain vs Italy in Vienna on Thursday. (Report: S. Silke)
France lost 2-0 to Italy and has been eliminated from the Euro 2008, while their opponents booked a ticket for the final eight. In the other "Group of Death" match, The Netherlands, already qualified, beat Romania 2-0.
The stakes are high in Tuesday's matches pitching France against Italy and Romania against the Netherlands. The Bleus are clutching at straws and need a win against Italy to continue, provided Romania doesn't snatch the Group C runner up spot.
The Netherlands secured their place in the Euro 2008 quarter-finals after a convincing 4-1 win against World Cup runner-up France. Earlier the same day, the match between Italy and Romania ended in a tie.
After a disappointing draw in their first game against Romania, France take on the Netherlands, knowing they will need to grind out a good result against Italy's tormentors if they are to reach the tournament's final stage. (Report: Mark Owen)
The Netherlands and Belgium have made a compromise proposal to European Union partners under which the bloc could sign a long-delayed association pact with Serbia in June, the Belgian foreign ministry said on Sunday.
After an anti-Islamic film by far-right deputy Geert Wilders hit the web, prompting outrage in the Muslim world, the Netherlands' image as a model multicultural nation is beginning to tarnish. (Report: G. Cragg, N. Ransom)