Andersson Sweden’s 1st woman PM

Andersson Sweden’s 1st woman PM

Magdalena Andersson

STOCKHOLM, November 24

Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson became Sweden's first female Prime Minister on Wednesday, and immediately faced a crisis over a budget vote that her government looked set to lose.

Andersson, 54, won parliamentary approval after reaching a last-minute deal with the former communist Left Party, but her grip on power is tenuous. Her predecessor, Stefan Lofven, governed by performing a complex juggling act to secure support from both the Left and Centre parties in Parliament, even though they are not part of the coalition government. — Reuters

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