Biden says US ‘ready to move immediately’ if vaccine approved for young teens – live

10.00pm BST

That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Maanvi Singh, will take over the blog for the next few hours.

Here’s where the day stands so far:

9.46pm BST

Donald Trump is expanding his website to include a “new communications platform” to help him speak directly to his supporters.

The platform, titled From the Desk of Donald J Trump, includes tweet-length statements with some of the former president’s thoughts on US politics.

it is kind of interesting though that the idea is to bypass the bans by letting other people tweet out his message on his behalf but…the integration looks pretty janky/poorly designed to make shit go viral, this is what it looked like when i used the ‘twitter’ share button

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