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VIDEO | The last 7 days – A Weekly News Roundup service from WTX News

The biggest News headlines this week

We look back on the biggest news headlines this week 

The Conservatives win the UK General Election 

The Conservatives have won an overall majority in the general election, passing the 326 MP’s needed to pass the threshold. The PM said it would give him a mandate to “get Brexit done” and take the UK out of the EU next month. 

Six dead and three injured after a lone gunman entered a Czech hospital 

Officers said they were called to the hospital at 07:19 local time after reports of the shooting at Ostrava university hospital’s trauma clinic. The shooter opened fire on patients at close range before killing himself. He was believed to be a patient at the hospital and his motive remains unclear. 

New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupts

Forty-seven people were on the privately owned White Island volcano when it erupted. Police have said nine people are still missing, and are presumed to be dead. 

Putin and Zelensky meet for the first time

Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskiy met for the first time in Paris and agreed to exchange all remaining prisoners from the conflict in east Ukraine. The body language between Zelensky and Putin was cold – there was no public handshake and they avoided eye contact.

Whilst you’re here, check out the other headlines making the news this week

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Article | President Trump to be impeached

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VIDEO | The last 7 days – A Weekly News Roundup service from WTX News
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