Hannah George, Hannah Good, Caroline Yes discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

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Hannah George because other than the top interviews of course we've got world news Good morning Hannah Good morning Caroline Yes here pressure is mounting on prime minister Boris Johnson after a video emerged showed key aids joking about a party in Downing Street loss Christmas at a time when such gatherings were banned Bloomberg's Charles capel tells us more ITV news obtained a video which was said to be recorded four days after an alleged party showing the prime minister's then press secretary Allegra Stratton rehearsing for a TV media briefing Stratton said in the video there was definitely no social distancing when asked about a party in the rehearsal Johnson and his office have refused to deny a party took place while insisting that the rules in place at the time were obeyed In London Charles cape or Bloomberg daybreak Europe Stock exchanges in the United Arab Emirates will start operating Monday to Friday following the country's decision to switch its working week a government's official broke the news on Bloomberg following the announcement that the gulf state is moving to a four and a half day week with Saturdays and Sundays off In Germany social Democrat Olaf Schultz will be sworn in as Chancellor today as the leader of a three way coalition with the greens and the free Democrats It brings Angela Merkel's 16 year term to an end Bloomberg's Patrick Donahue looks back on Merkel's reign Angela Merkel the pastor's daughter from East Germany who dominated the country's politics and served as Chancellor for 16 years will leave office on Wednesday Michael has maintained her popularity with most Germans crediting her with a steady hand as she steered the country through turmoil her detractors say she lacks vision At 67 she's hinted she'll retire but has said little about future plans In Berlin I'm Patrick donohue Bloomberg daybreak Europe And in the U.S. the House passed a bill that will open the way to quickly raising the debt ceiling Democrats would receive one time fast track authority to hike the debt limit through a simple majority vote averting the threat of Republicans blocking the move that vote should provide enough money to cover borrowing through 2022 which lessens the risk of the U.S. defaulting on payments this month Global news 24 hours a day on air non Bloomberg quick powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than a 120 countries I'm Hannah George This is Bloomberg Caroline Thank you so much Hannah does only quant forced the hand of the ECB on stimulus We've had.

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