Magdalena Andersson Elected As Sweden’s First Woman Prime Minister Again

Sweden elected Magdalena Andersson, five days after her first bid lasted only hours. (File) Stockholm: Sweden’s parliament on Monday elected Magdalena Andersson as the country’s prime minister, the first woman to hold the post, five days after her first bid lasted only hours. Despite being a nation that has long championed gender equality, Sweden has … Read more

‘Bulldozer’ Andersson: Sweden’s Short-Lived First Woman Prime Minister

A recent TV profile of Magdalena Andersson was titled “The Bulldozer”. (File) Stockholm: Social Democrat Magdalena Andersson, who quit just hours after becoming the first woman elected Sweden’s prime minister, is a “bulldozer” who faces a tough battle fending off an unprecedented challenge by the right-wing and far-right in next year’s general election. The 54-year-old, … Read more

New Swedish PM Resigns On 1st Day After Coalition Collapses

Magdalena Andersson resigned on Wednesday after less than 12 hours in the office. Sweden’s first female prime minister resigned on Wednesday after less than 12 hours in the top job after the Green Party quit her coalition, plunging the country into political uncertainty. But Magdalena Andersson, leader of the Social Democrats, said she had told … Read more

Sweden Elects Magdalena Andersson As First Woman Prime Minister

Sweden’s Magdalena Andersson will formally take over her functions and present her government on Friday. Stockholm: Sweden’s parliament on Wednesday elected Social Democratic party leader and current Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson as the country’s first woman prime minister, after she clinched a last-minute deal securing key support. Andersson will succeed outgoing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven … Read more

Sweden’s parliament set to elect first woman PM – Times of India

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s parliament looks set to elect Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson as the country’s first woman prime minister on Wednesday, hours after she clinched a last-minute deal securing key support. The 54-year-old, who took over as leader of the Social Democrats earlier this month, reached a deal with the Left Party late on Tuesday to … Read more

Sweden’s Parliament Set To Elect First Woman Prime Minister

Magdalena Andersson would replace Stefan Lofven who resigned after seven years as prime minister Stockholm: Sweden’s parliament looks set to elect Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson as the country’s first woman prime minister on Wednesday, hours after she clinched a last-minute deal securing key support. The 54-year-old, who took over as leader of the Social Democrats … Read more

Sweden May Have Its First Woman Prime Minister As Stefan Lofven Resigns

Stefan Lofven this summer said he would step down in November Stockholm: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven resigned Wednesday, paving the way for the country, a gender-equality champion, to finally have a woman prime minister. Magdalena Andersson, the current finance minister, was elected to replace Lofven as the head of the Social Democratic Party last … Read more

Video: Greta Thunberg Calls U.N. Climate Summit a ‘P.R. Event’

new video loaded: Greta Thunberg Calls U.N. Climate Summit a ‘P.R. Event’ transcript Back transcript Greta Thunberg Calls U.N. Climate Summit a ‘P.R. Event’ The activist Greta Thunberg criticized world leaders’ climate efforts, speaking to the thousands protesting in Glasgow outside the United Nations summit. It should be obvious that we cannot solve a crisis … Read more

Sweden: Man dies, kills another in concert venue descent – Times of India

COPENHAGEN: Two men died when one of them jumped or fell from the 7th floor of a culture center in Sweden and landed on the other, police said. The 80-year-old man who crashed into the lobby of the Uppsala Konsert and Kongress venue on Tuesday night died at the scene north of Stockholm, and the … Read more