--Sweden's first female Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson was forced to resign hours after her appointment after a junior partner to her Social Democrats left her government over the loss of next year's budget vote, Bloomberg reports.

--"I understand that this may look very messy, and what has happened is completely unique," Ms. Andersson said as she announced her resignation less than eight hours after being appointed, Bloomberg reports.

 

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