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Sweden's 1st ever female prime minister resigns 


  • Just hours after her appointment, Sweden's first ever female prime minister Magdalena Andersson resigned after suffering a budget defeat in parliament. 
  • Her coalition partner the Greens has also left the two-party minority govt.
  • The govt’s own budget proposal was rejected in favour of one presented by the opposition that includes the right-wing populist Sweden Democrats.