Biden prepares to take oath of office as Trump leaves Washington The Republican president hailed his administration's record for the last time, hours before President-elect Joe Biden assumes the helm of a country beset by deep political divides. 'Like a war zone': Britain suffers deadliest day of pandemicWhile the restrictions have started to bring infection rates down, officials say the death rates and pressures on the National Health Service will continue to grow. Covid-19 has killed 100,000 people in the UK. Experts say the government is still getting it wrongIn March last year, the UK government said it was hopeful the country could cap its coronavirus deaths at 20,000. It was a grim target to set, but one the nation came to begrudgingly accept. Ten months later, more than 100,000 Britons are dead. English lockdown is helping to relieve pressure on health system, education minister saysEngland's lockdown is having some impact in reducing pressure on the National Health Service, education minister Gavin Williamson said on Thursday, as Britain tries to stem a deadly winter wave of the coronavirus. Biden leads COVID-19 memorial on eve of inaugurationPresident-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday signaled a new tone for the U.S. government by leading a powerful tribute to the 400,000 Americans lost to COVID-19 as Biden's first 100 days: Executive orders reverse Trump policiesUS announces return to Paris climate accord, halts process of leaving WHO “Feels Like Some Kind of Dystopian Movie”: Biden’s Democracy-Affirming Inaugural Rang Out in a Heavily Fortified WashingtonThe orderly transfer of power at the Capitol was a striking departure from the chaos two weeks earlier, yet the fallout from the MAGA insurrection was still evident. 'No evidence of decline' in COVID-19 rates in England's third lockdownA third pandemic lockdown appears to be having little impact on rates of COVID-19 in England, researchers warned on Thursday, with prevalence of the disease "very high" and "no evidence of decline" in the first 10 days of renewed restrictions.