News Headlines - 23 May 2014

Local election results: Nigel Farage says UKIP are a ''serious player'' after local election triumph - Mirror Online

The jubilant leader declared his party a “serious player” and even claimed the “UKIP fox has entered the Westminster hen house” – after gaining more than 150 council seats at the expense of Labour, Tories and the Lib Dems.

Disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall jailed for ANOTHER two-and-a-half years for sexually assaulting under-age girl | Mail Online

Disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall has been sentenced to another two years and six months in prison for indecently assaulting an under-age girl.
But a judge has told him he would have received a 'considerably greater' sentence if he had been prosecuted under current laws.

British regulators fine Barclays £26-million for gold price fix - The Globe and Mail

Barclays PLC has been sanctioned by British regulators in a case that raises questions about how the price of gold is set. On Friday, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, fined Barclays £26-million, or $48-million, for failing to control a trader who managed influence the price of gold in June, 2012, generating a profit of $1.75-million (U.S.) for the bank.

eBay to face formal investigations over data breach - CNET

eBay will have to answer to government officials over its recent data breach.
The online auction site revealed Wednesday that hackers had penetrated its corporate network and compromised the credentials of its users. As a result, the company has urged all users of the site to change their passwords.

Scientists invent intelligent house robots that can changes into furniture | Northern Voices Online

Robots are now fast turning a reality of life. They are being used for several works at battleground to room. In some countries are being used to dismantle bombs. However, in London, Robots are being used for doing household chores.








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