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'I'm lucky to be alive': residents tell of escaping the Grenfell Tower fire

Residents of Grenfell Tower who managed to escape the fire that ravaged their building early on Wednesday morning have described how they fled as the blaze took hold.<p>The survivors, whose belongings are presumed to have been destroyed, gathered in the nearby Rugby Portobello community centre where …

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Google Maps has a new way to find hard-to-find locations

Google has updated its search and Maps apps to support Open Location Codes (OLCs), so it’s now easier to find specific locations that don’t have clear street addresses.<p>The company announced OLCs, also known as plus codes, back in April. Plus codes are short location identifiers derived from …