While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Dec 20 edition

Rescuers struggle to reach stricken ferry off Indonesia's Sulawesi

High winds prevented rescuers from reaching a ship with more than 100 passengers that was adrift in rough seas off the coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Saturday, officials said.

Earlier, local media said the vessel had sunk.

Police and rescue authorities denied these reports and said it was still afloat, but with a broken engine and out of radio contact.


Spanish model wins Miss World title

Miss Spain has been announced as the winner of this year's Miss World competition.

Mireia Lalaguna Royo is a 23-year-old model from Barcelona with a degree in pharmacology and plans to pursue a master’s degree in nutrition, according to reports.

Miss Russia, Sofia Nikitchuk, was named first runner-up, while Miss Indonesia, Maria Harfanti, was second runner-up.


Medical record shows Hitler only had one testicle

A medical document shows that Adolf Hitler only had one testicle, German media said on Saturday, suggesting there is some truth after all to a popular British song that says the dictator had "only got one ball".

There has long been speculation that Hitler was missing one testicle, with rumours circulating that he lost the other one during the Battle of the Somme in the World War I.

But a medical record from the time when Hitler was put in prison after the failed Munich beer hall putsch in 1923 shows he suffered from "right-side cryptorchidism" - a condition where a testicle fails to descend into the scrotum - media reports said.


Football: Fans jeer as Chelsea earn 3-1 post-Mourinho win

Chelsea's fans turned on their own players and chanted support for ex-manager Jose Mourinho as his successor Guus Hiddink watched them ease to a 3-1 win over Sunderland.

Mourinho was sacked on Thursday and Dutchman Hiddink re-appointed to reprise his role as interim manager a couple of hours before Saturday's Premier League match kicked off.

But Chelsea's fans were far from happy, regularly chanting in support of the Portuguese, and not a single seated supporter could be spotted when they sang "Stand up for the Special One!"


Football: Van Gaal booed again as Norwich stun United 2-1

Louis van Gaal's position as Manchester United manager will come under increased scrutiny after relegation-threatened Norwich secured a shock 2-1 win at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Goals from Cameron Jerome and Alex Tettey either side of half-time gave Alex Neil's team a 2-0 lead and Anthony Martial's reply for United couldn't stop Norwich climbing out of the relegation zone thanks to their first victory at United since 1989.

United were booed off at full-time by their disgruntled supporters and a run of six matches without a win in all competitions, a sequence that includes elimination from the Champions League and falling out of the Premier League's top four, will lead to fresh questions about Van Gaal's suitability for the job.