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7:50AM, 22 Nov 2017

Outrage over fake news story about baby found alive in Grenfell Tower

A story about a miracle baby being rescued from the 16th floor of Grenfell Tower has angered social media users who shared it before finding out it was fake.  Using a BBC "breaking news" image, a link to the story then sent people to a website bearing a "Metro" logo. Neither organisation had anything to do with the story.  The author claimed that both London's Metropolitan Police and Mayor Sadiq Khan had confirmed the baby's survival.  ...

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