UK embarks on major reopening despite fears over COVID variant

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    Much of the United Kingdom is taking a significant step towards normality this Monday.

    Coronavirus restrictions are being eased across England, Wales and most of Scotland.

    Pubs, restaurants, cinemas and sports venues are among the businesses being allowed to reopen their doors.

    A complete lifting of COVID-19 measures is due in June.

    But Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned a new variant of the disease could put that at risk.

    Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports from Manchester, England.

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