The EU region shards will be coming down for the 1.5 Hotfix #9 update at 1:00am GMT, 21/10/11. The estimated downtime is ** 30 minutes **.
Patch notes will be updated (and are already posted on the english forums)
I’ll be back during the downtime with status updates!
EDIT: 1:00am GMT: EU shards are coming down for this update now!
EDIT: 1:20am GMT: Shards are currently Locked, pending final checks.
EDIT: 1:35am GMT: EU shards are unlocking now. Enjoy!