The Latest: Anti-migrant AfD led vote in Germany’s Saxony

BERLIN (AP) – The latest on Germany’s national election (all times local): 2 a.m. The nationalist Alternative for Germany party has won the biggest share of the vote in the eastern state of Saxony during Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Leader of the Thuringia AfD, Alternative for Germany Party, Bjoern Hoecke, right, reacts after the first projections for the German general elections in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The anti-migrant AfD party won about 13 percent of the vote in Sunday’s election, meaning it will enter Germany’s parliament for the first…

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What is Uber and why have they been banned in London? 

What is Uber? Uber is a giant tech firm based in California, which has produced a hugely popular taxi hailing app. Founded in 2009, Uber is used in 40 towns and cities in the UK, and has 65 million users worldwide. In London, around 3.5 million passengers and 40,000 drivers use the app. How does it work? Uber operates through a smartphone app. The user launches the app, which can pinpoint their exact location, and types in their destination. Users enter their card details after downloading the app, so the…

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Banks to root through account for illegal immigrants

Banks have agreed to carry out immigration checks on bank accounts to root out illegal immigrants. Building societies will also look through 70 million current accounts from January to identity people who are living in Britain illegally. The Home Office expects to identify 6,000 visa overstayers, failed asylum seekers and foreign national offenders facing deportation in the first year of the checks, which are to be carried out quarterly. Banks and building societies will look through millions of accounts in order to identify illegal immigrants The accounts of those identified…

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Jetstar offers FREE return flights from Japan to Australia

Australia’s snow season might be close to ending but skiing opportunities will soon be starting in one popular Asian country. Australian budget airline Jetstar has launched a crazy deal, offering passengers a free return flight home to Japan. Jetstar launched the deal for flights from selected Australian cities to the Japanese destinations, costing as little as $150. Jetstar launched a crazy deal for flights from selected Australian cities to the Japanese destinations The fly return for free deal is offered to two Japanese destinations from Australian cities  Fly return for…

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