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'Let's start afresh': Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

Joe Biden has entered the White House as America's 46th president, and after taking his oath of office he told his country it has been "a day of victory and hope". [...]

Three dead and six injured after explosion destroys residential building in Madrid

At least three people have died and six others were injured after an "extremely loud" explosion destroyed a residential building belonging to the Catholic Church in Madrid's city centre. [...]

Trump greeted by supporters in Florida as he boycotts inauguration and vows 'we will be back'

Donald Trump has left the White House after four years as US president, but insisted: "We will be back in some form." [...]

Djokovic: I am not 'selfish, difficult and ungrateful' over quarantine requests

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has insisted he was not being "selfish, difficult and ungrateful" after making a list of requests for players in quarantine ahead of the Australian Open. [...]

US says China is committing genocide against Uighurs and other ethnic minorities

The US State Department has declared that China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity in a campaign targeting Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang.  [...]

'Real-world' analysis of COVID vaccine raises questions about UK strategy

The first real-world analysis of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine suggests it is matching its performance in clinical trials, but raises serious questions about the UK's decision to delay the second dose. [...]

Jailed Alexei Navalny releases investigation into Vladimir Putin's '£1bn palace'

He may be behind bars, but the Kremlin has not succeeded in silencing Alexei Navalny. [...]

Prada cuts ties with Chinese actress after surrogacy controversy

Italian designer Prada has cut ties with a popular Chinese actress engulfed in a surrogacy scandal. [...]

Chinese billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma seen in public three months after mystery disappearance

Chinese tycoon Jack Ma has appeared in public for the first time in nearly three months - after speculation about his whereabouts following a clampdown by Beijing on his business empire. [...]

Make America green again? Why Biden already has climate activists breathing a sigh of relief

Environmentalists and those on the front line of climate change have told Sky News of their relief at seeing Joe Biden sworn in as America's new president. [...]