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Finance minister tipped to become Sweden's first female PM

Magdalena Andersson is favourite to become Sweden's prime minister when her social democrat colleague Stefan Löfven steps down in November, but major challenges face the current finance minister if she is to keep the top job longer than a few months, Reuters writes. If Andersson is picked to head her party in November, she is likely to become Sweden's first female prime minister.

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Italy on edge as neo-fascists stir violence

Neo-fascist groups are planning new protests in Rome after last weekend's riots, in a heady climate in which the pandemic and immigration have fuelled extremist feeling.

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