Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president at the US Capitol in Washington

Vice-president Kamala Harris has taken her oath too – becoming the first woman to hold that position

In his first speech, Biden says “this is democracy’s day” and says the US “has much to do and much to repair”

“Today we mark the swearing in of the first woman in American history elected vice-president – Kamala Harris. Don’t tell me things can’t change,” he said.

The new president says the country must confront the rise of white supremacy: “I will be a president for all Americans. I will fight as hard for those who did not support me as for those who did”

Guests that attended the inauguration include former president Barack Obama,Michelle Obama, George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Bill and Hillary Clinton

Trump is not attending his successor’s inauguration but his deputy Mike Pence is there

Donald and Melania Trump earlier left the White House for the last time, to his resort in Florida

BBC