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Apple wants to introduce five new emoji

There's an umbrella emoji. A ghost emoji. Numerous glittering star emoji. The poop emoji is such an icon of the times you can buy it as a chuffing pillow.

Yet Apple's thirst for pictorial communications abounds, with news coming from the masters of emoji - Unicode - that the tech giant has requested for five new emoji to enter the lexicon.

Here's the low down on the emoji extension...

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