Live: London Eye reopens as COVID-19 restrictions ease in the UK

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    The #London Eye, a popular tourist attraction on the banks of the famous River Thames, reopens as the #coronavirus #lockdown eases in the UK. Towering 135 meters, it was initially launched in 2000 in celebration of a new millennium.

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