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Problems with the millennium wheel, BA London Eye, look like they will spin on for another two weeks at least while engineers replace clutches to each of the 32 pods. ba insists Marks Barfield Architects' design will be turning on the Thames by 1 February. The fault was a manufacturing glitch; a design fault would have taken longer to correct, it said. The 2100-tonne Ferris wheel is meant to take 2.5 million passengers in its first 12 months. Meanwhile feng shui experts fear problems stem from the wheel's clockwise rotation, which spools positive-energy flows away from the wheel.

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