STORIES THAT ONCE MADE A DIFFERENCE
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- Major Events in recent years
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THE REAL OBAMA TURNED UP
Photo and video messages that disappear after a few seconds have been popularized by Snapchat, the mobile messaging app that reportedly spurned multibillion takeover offers from Facebook and Google last year.
This ephemeral format has been especially popular with teens and young adults who like to exchange silly or racy messages without fear they'll be
haunted by them later.
Now Apple is getting into the game. Audio and video messages within iOS 8 will automatically vanish within a few minutes (Apple didn't say how many) unless you adjust your settings.
"You don't want to have to clean these up. Audio and video messages can take up space," said Greg Joswiak, head of iOS product marketing. "So they're set to self-destruct unless you choose to keep them."
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There are too many immigrants in some parts of the country, former Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith suggested has suggested.
Asked whether there are too many migrants living in Britain he replied: "I think it depends where you are is the a more accurate assessment."
"In some places the way in which we saw a rapid influx in particular of Eastern European migrants after ascension of those countries to Europe, definitely caused downward pressure on wages, definitely caused changes to local terms and conditions for some workers in some sectors," he told Newsnight's James O'Brien.
Smith, who has previously made what he calls the "progressive case against freedom of movement," said the EU referendum result proved the public want tougher controls on immigration.
It seems whether some like it or not, in 2017, the UK is still a Christian country.