Microsoft Office 365 outage hits European users

Users across Europe have been reporting that Microsoft Office 365 is down, meaning many online services such as Word and Excel are offline and unable to be accessed.

The problem appears to be Microsoft's cloud platform Azure, with a message on the Azure status page saying: "Starting at approximately 09:00 on 3rd Dec, 2015, customers began experiencing intermittent issues accessing Azure services that use, or have dependencies on Azure Active Directory.