The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies. British nationality law governs modern British citizenship and nationality, which can be acquired, for instance, by descent from British nationals. When used in a historical context, "British" or "Britons" can refer to the Celtic Britons, the indigenous inhabitants of Great Britain and Brittany, whose surviving members are the modern Welsh people, Cornish people, and Bretons. It may also refer to citizens of the former British Empire.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gives a sense of the scale of the challenge ahead for the Foreign Office in helping Britons abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic. He advises Britons abroad to "think very..
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Between 400 and 500 foreigners are stranded in Panama after a festival ended with many of them being quarantined at the concert site. Some of those stranded are from the UK. James Baker, an organiser..
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Britons have been advised against non-essential travel to anywhere in the world as the coronavirus crisis closed borders around the globe. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the fast-paced nature of..
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Britain has taken a distinctly different approach to tackling coronavirus from European countries such as Italy, Spain and France. The latter have imposed stringent lockdowns to try to slow the spread..
A British tourist quarantined in Tenerife because of the new coronavirus said on Thursday she had no idea how long she and other holidaymakers would be confined to their hotel. Liz Davies is one of the..
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Locked-down Britons all over the country took to their balconies and door steps on Thursday evening to applaud health workers who are battling the spread of coronavirus - an emotional show of.. Reuters - Published
Some lockdown measures which restrict the social interactions of Britons could be in place for six months, but the steps are bearing fruit in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's.. Reuters - Published
As Britons adapt to a coronavirus lockdown, one of the country's top doctors had this advice for non-cohabiting couples: now may be the time to test the strength of your relationship. Reuters - Published
Britons who flout the government's instructions to stay at home face on-the-spot fines of 30 pounds ($35) which could rise significantly if needed, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on.. Reuters - Published
The minister tasked with explaining lockdown to Britons sowed more confusion on Tuesday as he contradicted himself on children moving between households, was unclear about the status of construction.. Reuters - Published
Britain will look at information to gauge if Britons are heeding advice to avoid social gatherings and unnecessary contact to see whether further restrictions are needed to stop the spread of.. Reuters - Published
Britain's health minister said stricter restrictions on Britons' movements would be brought in if people did not observe advice to avoid social interaction, warning that such measures would also have.. Reuters - Published
The head of the judiciary in England and Wales on Monday ordered all jury trials to be suspended to allow new systems to be brought in to cope with government instructions for Britons to avoid.. Reuters - Published
British foreign minister Dominic Raab advised British nationals on Tuesday to stop all non-essential travel globally for the next 30 days, the latest stringent measure taken by the government to try to.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Thursday that many more families would see their loved ones die from coronavirus, as the government's chief scientific adviser said Britain likely has as many as.. Reuters - Published
Cambodia has found three British nationals infected with the coronavirus on a tourist boat on the Mekong River, bringing its tally of cases to five, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday. Reuters - Published
Britain's Foreign Office on Monday advised https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy Britons against all but essential travel to Italy after Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the whole.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his government's top priority, shortly after news on Friday that the first Briton had died of the disease after.. Reuters - Published
"Everything is very quiet," says Briton Christopher Betts, one of more than 700 guests spending a second day in lockdown at a four-star Tenerife hotel on Wednesday after four cases of coronavirus were.. Reuters - Published
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday that the government has arranged an evacuation flight for British nationals on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship to depart Tokyo on Friday. Reuters - Published
A Briton who infected at least five people with the new coronavirus in a French ski resort traveled there and back via Geneva airport in Switzerland on Jan. 24 and 28, the Swiss government said on.. Reuters - Published