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PARIS (AP) — Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service said. He credited an off-duty firefighter with playing a critical role in getting medical help to the victims but some were still fighting for their lives.
Hull City hit the promotion jackpot as Mohamed Diame's stunning strike sent them back to the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship play-off final on Saturday. Exactly 370 days after being relegated from the Premier League, Steve Bruce's side sealed their third promotion to the top flight in nine seasons thanks to Senegal midfielder Diame's moment of magic at Wembley. Diame's majestic second-half winner means Hull will bank the huge cash windfall due to Premier League clubs as a result of the new television contracts that kick in next season.