Benedict XVI has now ceased his reign as Pope.
The Swiss Guards who stand watch at the pontiff's residence have marched off in a sign the papacy is now vacant.
More top news
Former Argos security guard Adama Barrow was sworn in as president in neighbouring Senegal, because the incumbent refuses to step aside.
During the US presidential inauguration in a secret and secure location someone will be standing by in case the 'unthinkable happens'.
Ahead of the Donald Trump's inauguration, a team of understudies have been going through their paces to ensure the day runs smoothly.