Google has made two quick announcements about bug fixes and Google Webmaster tools just two days back.
The first announcement was related to the non functioning of URL removal tool. Susan Moskwa, a Googler told that her inbox was full of emails about URL removal requests, which was certainly an issue. But the problem has now been resolved and the removal request would now be working fine.
In another announcement related to the new Google Webmaster Tools UI, the company had to disable the subscription notification options. But, Google has now updated the users via Google Webmaster Help that it has re-enabled the feature and you can now subscribe to notifications