Hannah George, Olaf Schultz, Democrats Three Way Alliance discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak Europe


In global news headlights and votes Hannah George good morning Good morning Caroline and thank you Olaf Schultz will be sworn in as German Chancellor today bringing Angela Merkel's 16 year term at the helm of Europe's biggest economy to an end Bloomberg's in Rogers tells us what to expect Schulz will head a three way ruling coalition of his center left social Democrats the greens and the pro business free Democrats Three way alliance has an ambitious agenda that includes billions of Euros of spending on climate protection and upgrading digital infrastructure The immediate priority for the government will be getting a fourth wave of coronavirus infections under control Hundreds of people are dying every day and intensive care units and some hotspots are coming under increasing pressure in Berlin I'm Ian Rogers 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 for a simple majority vote averting the threat of Republicans blocking the move That means the vote should provide enough money to cover borrowing through 2022 and it lessens the risk of a payment default this month Here 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 they were banned Johnson's then press secretary Allegra Stratton can be heard laughing when asked about an alleged party during a rehearsal for a TV media briefing This is recorded This fictional party was a business meet And it was not socially just Downing Street says there was no Christmas party and COVID rules had been followed at all times labor leader Keir Starmer has called on Johnson to apologize And Tokyo plans to introduce same sex partnerships next year a significant milestone for the Japanese capital the proposal were recognized same sex relationships without giving them full legal status Opinion surveys show the public is largely in favor of equal marriage rights Japan is the only G 7 country not to recognize the partnerships Global news 24 hours a day on air and Don Bloomberg quick take 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 with the world news Let's get the morning sports news.

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