Six tourists were injured when the balloon plummeted, crashing into Dubai desert.
Led by a Russian war veteran, a group of Buddhists is fighting to stop a mining giant tearing down their monastery.
Stampede as revellers flee Mexican music festival after shooting erupts, killing five.
German car giant not changing plans to build plant in Mexico despite US President-elect's import duty threat.
After runaway yacht saga, Alan Langdon is asking an Australian court for custody of his daughter, Que.
Pizza shop owner wins some new fans with note explaining why store isn't opening.
Noor Salman, whose husband Omar Mateen killed 49 clubgoers at Florida's Pulse bar, is in FBI custody.
Robert Xie keeps staring at shoe box - the thing that may link him to five murders.
Days after Michael Chamberlain died, his long fight for an apology over baby Azaria's death gains traction.
Court is told a disabled woman had to bend Rolf Harris' fingers back to stop him groping her at hospital.
US President-elect has "some good deals" for Vladimir Putin, such as lifting sanctions - but there's a catch.
Supposed to make a stopover in Manas, the ACT Airlines plane came down in a residential area due to poor visibility.
OPINION: What I dislike the most about Donald Trump is his lack of manners.
Is the briefing room really too small, as his officials claim, or is Donald Trump just trying to shield himself?
Train delays caused by weather and strikes are common in the UK, but what if a swan gets in the way?
Akon Guode's pre-trial hearing has witnessed sensational claims of witchcraft, drug taking and ten minutes of wailing from the accused.
Another Cambodian warlord may face trial over execution of sailor Kerry Hamill.
The new president's big day wasn't always so contentious. It was an honour to perform, no matter your politics.
Archaeologists have unearthed 12 burial sites that date back almost 3500 years near the city of Aswan.
Anis Amri may have also been selling drugs according to an internal police memo leaked to a German newspaper.
They were raised to be eaten in South Korea - but these dogs got a second chance in the US.
Obama could still pardon whistleblowers, open up the drone programme, and free pot smokers.
Pendant found in Nazi death camp could uncover link between owner and famous diarist.
The Scottish Herald call it a must watch: President-elect Trump is the greatest sci-fi thriller to hit screens and print.
Preschool comes under fire for abattoir trip - but principal says they'd do it again.
She became pregnant after almost daily sex with a student, 13, whom she fell in love with.
Australian police find no evidence a Kiwi man found injured under a bridge was the victim of a gay hate crime.
Kiwi Michael Chamberlain, who fought to prove a dingo killed his daughter, will be laid to rest in Australia.
"Bro, he's trying to hit you" the man said to his friend as the hatchback sped towards them.
Police hunt pair after cash allegedly demanded for return of car - and dog inside.