While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, May 25 edition

Football: Hull relegated, Newcastle safe on dramatic final day of the EPL season

Cancer survivor Jonas Gutierrez's 85th minute goal ensured that Newcastle United will remain in the English Premier League next season after the Magpies defeated West Ham 2-0 on a dramatic final day.

The Argentine's first goal of the season followed Moussa Sissoko's 54th minute opener at St James' Park. The result, coupled with Hull City's 0-0 draw against Manchester United on Sunday, saw Steve Bruce's men relegated alongside Queens Park Rangers and Burnley.

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Polish president concedes defeat in presidential election

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda in Sunday’s presidential election, a result that will set alarm bells ringing for the government, which faces its own election race later this year.

Komorowski had originally been seen as a shoo-in for another term in office, and his defeat reflected a desire among voters for new faces, and a sense that Poland’s new-found prosperity was not being shared out equally.

The outgoing president, an ally of Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, announced he was conceding defeat after an exit poll showed he had won 47 percent to 53 percent for Duda.

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Hundreds pay tribute to Brussels Jewish Museum dead

The mayor of Brussels led tributes Sunday to the four people murdered at the Jewish Museum a year ago as he sought to reassure Jews about their future in the Belgian capital.

Mayor Yvan Mayeur also renewed his condemnation of the attack allegedly carried out by an Islamist extremist, as he spoke outside the museum to a crowd of several hundred people, including Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.

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French film Dheepan wins top Palme d'Or award in Cannes

A French thriller spotlighting the plight of traumatised refugees building new lives, Dheepan, captured the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

As countries around the world grapple with an influx of people fleeing global crises, a jury led by Hollywood filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen chose the gritty picture about Sri Lankan asylum-seekers by acclaimed French director Jacques Audiard among 19 international contenders.

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Football: Falcao leaves Manchester United, returns to Monaco

Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has returned to Monaco following his season-long loan spell at Manchester United, the English club announced on Sunday.

The 29-year-old, who joined the Reds on transfer deadline day last September, had a tough time at Old Trafford, scoring just four goals in 29 appearances.

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