JOE Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed his inauguration as a “fantastic thing for America” as he tried to cement close early ties with the new White House.
In a powerful inauguration address at the Capitol, Biden spoke about democracy, while vowing to be “a President for all Americans” and declaring “disagreement must not become disunity”.
A video message posted to the White House’s official twitter account also urged Americans to see that “we’ve been connected all along”.
The President is now taking part in a range of events – details of which you can follow here, live, on this page.
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