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Sweden’s Prime Minister ousted

By Reuters
26 September 2018   |   5:30 am
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a no-confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday and will step down after four years in power, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government.

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