Hotmail e-mails 'missing' from accounts

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Image caption Some Hotmail users are reporting that their e-mails are missing from their accounts

A number of people with Hotmail accounts have posted complaints on Microsoft forums complaining that their e-mails have been deleted.

Users around the world said e-mails were missing from their inbox and other folders within their Hotmail accounts.

A spokeswoman for Microsoft said that the issue of missing e-mails was not a widespread problem.

By Sunday evening the issue was "fully resolved", she said. The company apologised for any inconvenience.

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