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

Sweden’s Prime Minister-elect Magdalena Andersson on Wednesday handed in her resignation hours after being appointed by parliament, after her budget failed to pass and the junior Green Party quit the coalition government.While her stint was unexpectedly brief, Andersson, nicknamed the “bulldozer” by local media, made history by becoming the first woman elected to the post of prime minister in Sweden – she was to formally take over on Friday.The 54-year-old economist who has served as finance…


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