New Swedish government faces crisis over budget

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven talks at a press conference at Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday Dec. 2, 2014. A Swedish far-right party that made strong gains in the September election said Tuesday it won't vote for the left-leaning government's budget proposal, likely forcing the collapse of Prime Minister Stefan Lofven's minority government. It was not immediately clear if Lofven, a Social Democrat, would resign. (AP Photo/Pontus Lundahl, TT Scanpix) SWEDEN OUTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden’s left-leaning minority government was balancing on the verge of collapse Tuesday after a far-right party said it would side with the opposition to vote against its budget proposal.

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