Among the stories leading our website this morning: Chris Cornell, the lead singer of American hard rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died aged 52. His death was "sudden and unexpected", and came just hours after he had been on stage in Detroit – mobile phone footage from a fan shows Cornell performing as lead singer of Soundgarden for the last time. The medical examiner confirmed Cornell killed himself.
Do sea monsters exist? Yes, but they go by another name …Nothing fires up a media storm like a sighting of a mysterious dead sea monster no one can identify. This one washed up on the Indonesian island of Seram late last week. What is it? Scientists aren't baffled.Have an excellent day and if you spot something I've missed, let me know on Twitter at @earleyedition.
Guardian News & Media Limited - a member of Guardian Media Group PLC. Registered Office: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU. Registered in England No. 908396