Apple event: iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and Apple Watch news – live

The first outing in the Steve Jobs Theater looks to be a product-filled affair to mark 10 years of Apple’s flagship smartphone

4.45pm BST

Hello and welcome to the Guardian’s live blog of today’s Apple press event. It’s a big day for the company, which is expected to reveal the first significant shake-up to the design of the iPhone, its biggest-selling product by a massive margin, since 2014.

It’s also the first event to be held in the Steve Jobs Theater, outside the company’s new enormous purpose-built headquarters, Apple Park, in the Silicon Valley town of Cupertino. The assembled press have been sending excited pictures of curved glass, shiny marble, and Apple staff in pristine white t-shirts, but we’re watching the sunset from King’s Cross in London, so don’t feel too jealous of us.

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PewDiePie apologises for racial slur: ‘I’m just an idiot’

Felix Kjellberg, the highest-paid YouTuber in 2016, says he learned nothing from previous racist controversies and that ‘there are no excuses for it’

YouTube star PewDiePie has apologised for using a racial slur during a livestream, saying that he is “disappointed in himself”.

In a short video posted to his YouTube account , the vlogger – real name Felix Kjellberg, the highest-paid YouTuber in 2016 – said he was “not going to make any excuses” as to why he said the n-word in the middle of a game of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, “because there are no excuses for it.”

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‘There’s more time to look and listen to what’s around you’: readers on life without a mobile

As the world welcomes the latest iPhone, we speak to people who are bucking the trend and doing without

Many will be eagerly awaiting the release of the new iPhone X, the latest model of Apple’s smartphone. It’s expected to be the biggest change in design yet.

For some, however, the event will go by without them so much as batting an eyelid. The Guardian has heard from people who have shunned phones altogether or keep the use of their mobiles to a bare minimum.

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