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Biden announces measures to crack down on ‘ghost guns’
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Biden announces measures to crack down on ‘ghost guns’

Joe Biden has announced an attempt to crack down on “ghost guns”, kits which can be bought without a background check, from which a working gun can quickly be made, and which have been used in an escalating number of shootings. In a release, the White House said 20,000 “unserialized, privately made firearms” were reported to...

Joe Biden to address ‘stakes of this moment’ in Ukraine speech from Warsaw
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Joe Biden to address ‘stakes of this moment’ in Ukraine speech from Warsaw

Joe Biden is due to give a “significant speech” on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Saturday after arriving in Warsaw, where he will meet with the Polish president, Andrzej Duda. Biden and Duda are expected to discuss Warsaw’s wish for more US troops bolstering Nato’s eastern flank, as well as the idea of an international...

Biden delays release of JFK assassination files due to pandemic
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Biden delays release of JFK assassination files due to pandemic

President Joe Biden has further postponed the release of secret government files related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, citing delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The files had originally been scheduled to be released by next week. They will now be released in two batches – one later this year and another in late 2022,...

Brexit backlash: Boris Johnson ‘forced to cave to EU’ as Tories fear Joe Biden
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Brexit backlash: Boris Johnson ‘forced to cave to EU’ as Tories fear Joe Biden

Joe Biden piled the pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the lead-up to his eventual US election victory last month. While campaigning, the Democrat criticised the UK for its approach to Brexit as the Government infuriated the EU with the Internal Market Bill. Mr Johnson wanted to make changes to the already agreed Northern Ireland protocol, sparking a legal...

Joe Biden ‘bucked public mood over Bin Laden’ as he told Obama to WAIT for deadly raid
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Joe Biden ‘bucked public mood over Bin Laden’ as he told Obama to WAIT for deadly raid

The President-elect was targeted by a series of scathing Republican advertisements during this year’s highly contentious US election, which claimed Mr Biden, 77, was completely against the decision to raid, and kill, bin Laden. It had become a stick with which Republicans, such as current President Donald Trump, used to swing the public against the Democrat, despite conflicting...