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What Biden’s victory means for Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson's dismissal of the new President-elect's concerns suggests that although the US may be moving on from Trumpism, the UK is not

By Christiana Spens  

“Mr Biden, a quick word for the BBC?” a reporter asked the President-elect, in a much-shared clip. “The BBC?” He replies, with mock outrage, then a sparkling smile. “I’m Irish!” He laughs and sharply turns into another room.

It is well-known that Joe Biden, who has family ties to counties Derry, Mayo and Louth, is proud of his Irish heritage.…

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