Newly appointed Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson  holds a press conference in Stockholm after the budget vote in parliament on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Newly appointed Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson holds a press conference in Stockholm after the budget vote in parliament on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Sweden

Sweden’s first woman prime minister Magdalena Andersson resigns on first day

  • She stepped down after her budget failed to pass and a junior party quit the coalition government
  • Andersson had made history by becoming the first woman elected to the post, 100 years after the Scandinavian country allowed women to vote

Topic |   Sweden
Newly appointed Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson  holds a press conference in Stockholm after the budget vote in parliament on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Newly appointed Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson holds a press conference in Stockholm after the budget vote in parliament on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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