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Swedish Academy's first female head ousted after #MeToo scandal

Sara Danius leaves the Swedish Academy on Thursday together with academy member Sara Stridsberg, who has also threatened to quit. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Published: 13.Apr.2018 07:33 hrs

The Swedish Academy, which hands out the Nobel Literature Prize, was plunged into crisis after its head Sara Danius took the fall amid a growing crisis for the prestigious institution.

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"It is the Academy's wish that I leave my post as permanent secretary," Danius said after an emergency meeting of academy members in Stockholm.

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