While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, May 22 edition

Football: Man United win FA Cup; Mourinho to replace Van Gaal next week, say reports

Jesse Lingard’s extra-time thunderbolt earned Manchester United a record-equalling 12th FA Cup as Louis van Gaal’s side came from behind to defeat Crystal Palace 2-1 in Saturday’s final at Wembley.

However, the news was quickly overshadowed by reports in the British media that Van Gaal will be replaced by former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho next week.

Van Gaal remained tight-lipped in post-match interviews, but an official announcement is expected in the next few days, said reports.


EgyptAir flight MS804: Military posts first pictures of debris online

Pictures have been posted online by the Egyptian military showing debris from the EgyptAir jet that came down in the Mediterranean.

The images, published on the official Facebook page of an Egyptian army spokesman, show items from the stricken plane, including a child’s life jacket and what appears to be part of a seat.

The images were posted after it emerged the plane sent several warning signals about smoke detected in the jet before it crashed.


Indonesia volcano eruption kills three: Official

Three people died and four others were critically injured after a highly active volcano in western Indonesia erupted violently, shooting hot ash and gases into the atmosphere.

The victims were all farming on the slopes of Mount Sinabung, a rumbling volcano on Sumatra island, when they were consumed by clouds of hot gases, disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said.

They were farming within the "red zone", an area 4km from the volcano declared off limits by government authorities for safety reasons.


Church of Scotland to allow same-sex marriage for ministers

The Church of Scotland voted to allow its ministers to be in same-sex marriages, following years of deliberation.

The Kirk retains the traditional view of marriage as being between a man and a woman.

However, individual congregations can "opt out" if they wish to appoint a minister in a same-sex marriage.


World's oldest Olympic champion Sandor Tarics dies at 102

The oldest living Olympic champion Sandor Tarics, who was a member of Hungary's gold-medal winning waterpolo team at the 1936 Games, has died aged 102.

Tarics, who was born in 1913 in Budapest, passed away at his home in San Francisco.

A keen mathematician from an early age and an engineer by profession, he left Hungary after the Communist Party takeover in 1948 and settled in San Francisco where he worked as a university professor.