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Poet Amanda Gorman steals inauguration show with her poem 'The Hill We Climb' and call for unity
22-year-old became the youngest inaugural poet in US history
telegraph | Top Stories | 32 mins ago
 
And breathe: the world exhales as the madness of the Trump era ends
After four years in a heightened state of alert, many people the world over now hope that sanity will return
theguardian | Top Stories | 39 mins ago
 
Bernie Sanders' mittens and other inauguration moments you may have missed
A poet laureate, a fist bump and lots of winter clothing - social media's top inauguration moments.
bbc | Top Stories | 39 mins ago
 
An historic inauguration in unusual times
A look back at the moments that defined a historic day in the US capital.
bbc | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
Kamala Harris: her home town watches as one of its daughters makes history
As an Oakland native was sworn in as the first female US vice-president, the California city celebrated with pride
theguardian | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
China announces sanctions against 'lying and cheating' outgoing Trump officials
Chinese foreign ministry announced sanctions against Mike Pompeo and 27 others as Biden was taking presidential oath
theguardian | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
Biden and Harris dress to reassure that normal service is restored
The optics of this inauguration were serene, respectful and quietly joyous, with US designers centre stage
theguardian | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
Biden's bold pledge to vaccinate 100m Americans in 100 days faces stern test
New president warns of ‘toughest period of the virus’, with more than 400,000 American deaths from Covid
theguardian | Top Stories | 2 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
 
The Guardian view on Joe Biden's inauguration: democracy prevails - for now | Editorial
Editorial: The passing of power from a dangerous man to one set on healing his country is a relief. But American democracy remains in peril
theguardian | Top Stories | 2 hrs ago
 
The Hill We Climb: the Amanda Gorman poem that stole the inauguration show
The 22-year-old poet wowed the crowd with her reading during Joe Biden’s swearing-in. Here’s the transcript of her text
theguardian | Top Stories | 2 hrs ago
 
Biden prepares ambitious agenda even as he cleans up Trump's mess | Analysis
The new administration faces no shortage of obstacles to progress – but Biden is setting his sights high nonetheless
theguardian | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
Biden plans day-one immigration moves to reverse 'inhumane' Trump policies
Executive orders will end travel ban and expand census as new president seeks path to citizenship for undocumented migrants
theguardian | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman's recital at Biden inauguration – video
Amanda Gorman, America's youth poet laureate, became the youngest poet to perform at a presidential inauguration
theguardian | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
House prices in London pass £500,000 for the first time
While nationwide they hit a record high of £250,000, new figures show, with the stamp duty holiday blamed for fuelling demand
telegraph | Top Stories | 3 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
 
Inquest into murdered Hertfordshire student fails to establish cause of death
Samples taken from Joy Morgan’s liver and muscles revealed presence of MDMA in her system
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 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 | 4 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 | 4 hrs ago
 
Teenagers can 'catch' moods from friends, study finds
UK study investigates impact of individuals’ moods within shared social network
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
Joe Biden inaugurated as America's 46th president – in pictures
On a day of history in Washington, Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States, and Kamala Harris affirmed as vice-president
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
UK reports 1,820 more Covid deaths, the most recorded in one day
Britain records biggest ever daily increase for second day in a row, as new cases rise sharply
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
Wednesday evening news briefing: Joe Biden hails 'democracy's day' as he becomes 46th President of the United States
Your evening guide: Joe Biden calls for nation to 'start afresh' at inauguration and what is next for the United States after the Trump era?
telegraph | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
‘I can exhale now’: Washington locals express hope as Biden sworn in
Residents in eerily quiet Washington DC relieved to see Trump leave while 25,000 national guard troops on patrol
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
Joe Biden's inauguration speech in full: 'We will write an American story of hope'
Joe Biden has become the 46th President of the United States of America - read his inauguration address in full below
telegraph | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
 
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