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An historic inauguration in unusual times
A look back at the moments that defined a historic day in the US capital.
bbc | Top Stories | 42 mins ago
 
Social media giants grilled on hate content
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok asked about their role in the recent violent events in Washington.
bbc | Business | 1 hrs ago
 
Saga cruises says all customers must be vaccinated in 2021
Holidaymakers in 2021 must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the over-50s travel firm says.
bbc | Business | 1 hrs ago
 
Covid: Llangollen 'Pimm's and Hymns' reaches Brazil
Online audiences for singalongs in the Llangollen church have "exploded", Father Lee Taylor says.
bbc | Top Stories | 2 hrs ago
 
PS5: Restock of new PlayStations causes chaos online
Experts say automated bots are buying up the stock for resale.
bbc | Technology | 2 hrs ago
 
Troubles pension: Stormont 'must not play games'
The payments to victims must be funded by the executive, says NI Secretary Brandon Lewis.
bbc | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Biden inauguration: Amanda Gorman's poem The Hill We Climb in full
Amanda Gorman's powerful reading of her poem was one of the memorable moments at Joe Biden's inauguration.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Covid in Scotland: Peacetime excess deaths highest since 1891
Peacetime excess deaths for 2020 were the highest in Scotland since 1891, official figures show.
bbc | UK | 2 hrs ago
 
Storm Christoph: Flood measures being prepared, Boris Johnson says
Boris Johnson says people should never "underestimate the suffering" flooding brings to families.
bbc | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
Biden inauguration: 'A step forward' after 'bumpy period' - Johnson
Congratulating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, the PM said it was a "big moment" for the UK and US.
bbc | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
Meghan letter: Royal aides 'won't take sides', High Court told
The Duchess of Sussex is suing the Mail on Sunday over the publication of a letter to her father.
bbc | UK | 3 hrs ago
 
Covid: Close courts in England and Wales or face strikes, union warns
Courts should handle cases online in England and Wales while Covid safety is improved, ministers told.
bbc | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
Covid-19: UK records daily high of 1,820 deaths and inside the vaccine rollout
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.
bbc | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
President Joe Biden inauguration speech: 'Democracy has prevailed'
Joe Biden makes his inaugural address as the 46th president of the United States.
bbc | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
Joe Biden inauguration: 46th US president takes oath of office
The new president is sworn into office by Chief Justice John G Roberts.
bbc | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
Meet Amanda Gorman, Joe Biden's inauguration poet
The 22-year-old from LA is the youngest poet to perform at a presidential inauguration.
bbc | Entertainment | 4 hrs ago
 
Kamala Harris becomes first female, first black and first Asian-American VP
Kamala Harris makes history as she is sworn in as US vice-president.
bbc | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
Burberry pins hopes on Marcus Rashford as sales fall
The brand is struggling in the pandemic but says a campaign with the footballer helped win new customers.
bbc | Business | 4 hrs ago
 
Storm Christoph: Thousands of Manchester homes could be flooded
Police say 3,000 properties in Didsbury, Northenden and Sale near the River Mersey could be affected.
bbc | UK | 5 hrs ago
 
Covid: UK records new daily high of 1,820 deaths
The total number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test during the pandemic is now 93,290.
bbc | Top Stories | 5 hrs ago
 
Brexit: 'My meat shipment is rotting in Rotterdam'
Brexit border hold-ups mean customers are starting to go elsewhere says UK meat exporters group.
bbc | Business | 5 hrs ago
 
Madrid explosion leaves two dead
At least two people have died in a suspected gas blast that destroyed four floors of a building.
bbc | World | 5 hrs ago
 
Depop CEO says UK users are 'entrepreneurs’
Maria Raga, CEO of second-hand clothing app Depop, says users of the platform are “entrepreneurs”.
bbc | Business | 6 hrs ago
 
Tunisia youths warned over riots amid Covid curfew
Protests continued for a fifth night over high unemployment and an economic crisis.
bbc | World | 6 hrs ago
 
Covid-19: Military to assist NI hospitals in Covid-19 fight
The health minister asks the Ministry of Defence to help out, primarily at a number of hospitals.
bbc | UK | 6 hrs ago
 
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