News Headlines - 27 December 2015

Floods of biblical proportions leave cities, towns and villages under water | The Guardian

It was the day the floodwaters inexorably advanced across the Pennines, leaving much of the north of England sodden and beleaguered. From Greater Manchester in the north-west to parts of North Yorkshire some 50 miles to the east, Boxing Day 2015 will be remembered as the day the rains came.

Iraqi army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi | Reuters

Iraq's army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first major triumph for the U.S.-trained force since it collapsed in the face of an assault by the militants 18 months ago.

Japan reported to be proposing 'comfort women' solution - BBC News

Japan is reported to have proposed setting up a government fund to resolve a longstanding disagreement with South Korea about sex slaves during World War Two.

Hitachi Rail Italy to manufacture Great Western Railway's AT300 fleet - Railway Technology

Hitachi Rail Europe is to manufacture AT300 trains at its facility in Pistoia, Italy, for UK train operator Great Western Railway (GWR).
Signed in July, the train supply contract will see Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) provide and maintain 29 AT300 trains operated between London Paddington and the west country locations of Plymouth and Penzance.

China ends one child policy; couples allowed to have two children from January 1 | India.com

China has officially decided on ending its one child policy starting January 1 of the New Year. Signing the new law bill which allows all married couples to have a second child, China reserves the attempt to cope with an ageing population and a workforce which is shrinking.








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