Netherlands complain to Uefa over monkey chants while training near England's Euro 2012 camp
At night the Donbass Arena is lit up, casting a blue glow across the parkland that surrounds it. Despite controversy over racism, pricing, inadequate infrastructure and a lack of accommodation, there is one area where it is possible to cast Euro 2012 in a positive light; its stadiums are happily fit for purpose.
Venues in Donetsk and Kiev pass muster – even if they are hundreds of miles from team hotel
England midfielder Scott Parker has admitted it "means everything" to get the chance to appear at Euro 2012.
Nike event is kicked into touch but Ferdinand row continues to hang over England manager
An investigation was under way last night after two trains running on the same track crashed head-on in southern Poland, leaving 16 people dead and 58 injured in the country's worst rail disaster in more than 20 years.
Pawel Brozek said yesterday that Artur Boruc will be his role model as he seeks to become the next big Polish personality at Celtic.
Martin Jol attempted to put a positive spin on Fulham's prospects after their untimely midweek exit from the Europa League. The Dutch manager is hoping that his players' Premier League form at least will benefit from their disappointing 2-2 draw with Odense, and said: "It is awful to go out of the competition in the way we did but hopefully we will gain something from the fact that we don't have to play these Thursday matches."
60,000 gather on streets of Krakow as President and his wife are laid to rest
Volcanic ash cloud closes Warsaw airport ahead of tomorrow's state event
Poles angered by funeral arrangements for divisive and controversial leader
Police said today that they have found the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign that was stolen on Friday from the gate of the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz.
Wisla Krakow 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (Tottenham win 3-2 on aggregate)
They called for a "glory, glory" European night – but they almost got another "gory, gory" one instead. A shocking start to the season for Spurs and although they won this contest against the Polish champions their Uefa Cup campaign still remains in danger of ending before the real business begins.
Given the improbability of Poland progressing, this was not a contest that gripped the imagination – until Ivan Klasnic intervened. The 28-year-old Croatia striker underwent two kidney transplants last year, his body rejecting an organ from his mother before accepting one from his father. He was warned by his doctor that he was putting his life on the line by returning to football. Last night he scored the only goal on his debut in the European Championship.
With Poland now so accessible from the UK, there's never been a better time to discover its loveliest city. Cathy Packe is your guide