Hannah George, Charles Cable, Allegra Stratton discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak Europe


Later from Apple music or your preferred radio app Now let's get over to putting books Hannah George because she's done it by the world music one of them Good morning Caroline who start here where pressure is mounting on prime minister Boris Johnson after a video emerged showing key aids joking about a party in Downing Street last Christmas at a time when such gatherings were banned Bloomberg's Charles cable 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 In the U.S. the House passed a bill that will open the way to quickly raise the debt ceiling Democrats would receive one time fast track authority to hike the limit through a simple majority vote averting the threat of Republicans blocking the move the vote should provide enough money to cover borrowing through 2022 and it lessens the risk of the U.S. defaulting on payments this month In Germany social Democrats 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 angler 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 Tokyo plans to introduce same sex partnerships next year a significant milestone for the Japanese capital The proposal will recognize the relationships without giving them full legal status Opinion surveys show the public is largely in favor of equal marriage rights but Japan is the only G 7 country not to recognize the partnerships Global news 24 hours a day honor and Don Bloomberg quick take powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than a 120 countries and this is Bloomberg Caroline Thank you so much Yes the appraisal of Angela Merkel's 16 years in office so much being written about that at the moment Thanks to Hannah for the world news well it's peak oh my.

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