'Democracy has prevailed': Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States – live

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4.55pm GMT

Joe Biden received a standing ovation as he took the podium to deliver his inaugural address, his first speech as president.

After thanking those present at the inauguration, Biden said, “This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day.”

4.49pm GMT

Joe Biden has been sworn in as president, bringing an end to four years of Donald Trump’s leadership in Washington.

Biden was sworn in by supreme court chief justice John Roberts, and his wife, Dr Jill Biden, held the Bible as he took the oath.

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