World Mar 29, 2019

Record-setting balloonist Julian Nott dies after accident in California

A renowned British balloonist and scientist who set 79 world ballooning records died after a balloon-related accident in Southern California, authorities and family members said. Julian Richard Nott, 74, was injured over the weekend after his balloon with a pressurized cabin landed in a rural ...

50 Latvian pairs hitch in hot air balloons on Valentine's

World Feb 15, 2016

50 Latvian pairs hitch in hot air balloons on Valentine's

Latvian couples have tied the knot in the air on Valentine's Day hoping to set a world record in the number of simultaneous weddings in hot air balloons. Fifty couples in 30 balloons rose into the sky Sunday during the Love Cup festival near the ...