To close tabs, you can now use a simple upwards swipe. Or, if you accidentally banish the wrong tab, you can now reopen recently-closed tabs via the main menu button too.
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Other enhancements with the latest update include bug-fixes such as resuming failed-downloads, and a handful of other UI fixes and tweaks.