Swedish minister quits after being caught drunk driving

Copenhagen, Denmark—Sweden’s minister for higher education says she’s resigning immediately from the center-left minority coalition after being caught drunk driving after having two glasses of wine.
Aida Hadzialic told a news conference Saturday that she was stopped Thursday evening by police in the southern Swedish city of Malmo with a blood-alcohol level of .02, which is illegal in Sweden. She faces a sentence of up to 6 months in prison.
The 29-year-old Hadzialic told Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Friday about “my life’s biggest mistake” and decided to step down.—AP

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