The first victims' bodies from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in Holland today as the nation held a day of mourning.
There were faces filled with joy and sadness as Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties to go through to the World Cup final.
A zoo keeper who is dying from cancer received an emotional farewell from a group of giraffes he cared for during his time at the zoo.
International efforts are being made to secure the MH17 crash site away from pro-Russian rebel control as remains continue to be found following the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane.
Two more military aircraft transported the body parts of scores of victims to the Netherlands, before 74 coffins were transported to a convoy of hearses and driven away ahead of a long and grim process of identification.
Most of the 298 people on board the plane, which was downed over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine a week ago, were Dutch citizens and thousands stood to show their respects by the roadside on the second day of returns.
ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports on the tearful scenes among grieving families in Hilversum and the identification effort being assisted by British police.
Large crowds have lined the Dutch roadside to pay their respects to the victims of the MH17 plane disaster as more remains and body parts were returned to the Netherlands for identification.
The United States has said it has "new evidence" that Russia is firing artillery across the border at Ukrainian military positions in the conflict against pro-Russian separatists.
State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said the evidence also shows Russia "(intends) to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers to the separatist forces in Ukraine".
But she refused to disclose what the intelligence was based on. It followed claims from Russia's UK Ambassador that the US was sourcing its claims against Russia from "social media".
Identifying the remains and body parts found at the MH17 crash site will be "very challenging" because of the nature of the disaster, a British official taking a leading role in the grim process has exclusively told ITV News.
Detective Inspector Howard Way of the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) is among a team of nine British officials sent by the Foreign Office to join the disaster investigation.
He told ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo the international effort in the Netherlands to identify the remains will take "weeks and months".
A British investigator involved in identifying the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has warned that the process could take months to complete.
Detective Inspector Howard Way said he was confident officials would identify the 298 victims, but this could take "weeks or months".
Two more planes carrying the remains of victims arrived in the Netherlands today as a second repatriation service took place.
ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports:
The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has confirmed more human remains have been found today at the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine.
EU governments have agreed to add 15 people and 18 entities to the list of sanctions in relation to Russia's alleged arming of rebels in eastern Ukraine, EU diplomats have told Reuters.
The grim identification of victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will take "weeks and months", a British official taking a leading role in the disaster investigation has told ITV News.
ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo tweeted:
I just spoke with a British investigator who has travelled to the Netherlands to take a leading role in the #MH17 investigation
He tells ITV News: "I'm confident that we will identify them but we're talking in terms of weeks and months, but not days certainly"
The bodies and remains of more victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster have been flown to Eindhoven airport from Ukraine.
ITV News' News Editor Laura Wilshaw has said there is "no security in sight" at the MH17 crash site at Grabovo in eastern Ukraine.