Today we learned that the Titanic soundtrack composer had died in a plane crash, that skinny jeans are bad for you and that people thing Indiana Jones is cooler than Bond, and more...
TITANIC STAR DEATH
Tributes were pouring in this morning for Oscar-winning movie soundtrack composer James Horner, who died in a plane crash, confirms The Guardian. Horner is most famous for soundtracks including the 'Titanic' score, with its soaring Celine Dion classic My Heart Will Go On, which was the biggest-selling orchestral soundtrack ever.
DEADLY PAKISTAN HEAT
The country's prime minister has called in emergency measures following protests over the government's mishandling of the heatwave in which 450 have died as temperatures have rocketed to 113F, says Time.
ISIS CRUCIFIES KIDS
The Islamic extremist group is reported to have hung two Syrian children from a crossbar for eating during the fasting season of Ramadan, says The Independent.
SKINNY JEANS DANGER
Doctors are warning women about the dangers of wearing skinny jeans after an Australian woman had to be cut out of hers by paramedics after she collapsed with nerve damage , says The Mail. She suffered 'compartment' syndrome and spent four days in hospital before she could walk again.
INDIANA JONES RULES
The wayward adventurer is the best movie character of all time, according to a survey of British filmgoers. The wayward adventurer rated higher than James Bond and Darth Vader, said The Mirror. Only one women featured, Aliens' Ellen Ripley.