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.
LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the..
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..
Britain's constitution offers no clear answer to the question now on many Britons' minds: what happens if Prime Minister Boris Johnson, undergoing tests in hospital after persistent symptoms of.. Reuters - Published
Tighter rules further restricting Britons' ability to leave their homes during the coronavirus pandemic are not likely soon, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, after earlier in the day.. Reuters - Published
Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an.. Reuters - Published
England's chief nurse Ruth May made an impassioned plea to Britons at the government's daily news conference on Friday to stay at home over the coming weekend, invoking the names of two nurses who have.. Reuters - Published
More than a half of Britons think Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was too slow to order a lockdown to counter the spread of coronavirus, according an opinion poll published on Thursday. Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews
From questioning dog-walkers to flying drones to spot people defying self-isolation guidelines, police measures to control the spread of the coronavirus have upset some Britons living under a.. Reuters - Published
From a ban on shops selling Easter eggs to flying drones to spot people defying self-isolation guidelines, police measures to control the spread of the coronavirus have upset some Britons living in a.. Reuters - Published
Hundreds of thousands of Britons abroad are still trying to get home, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, adding that the government was "working around the clock to help them". Reuters - Published
British supermarkets are frantically trying to build up their online operations during the coronavirus emergency but no matter how hard they work they will not have enough capacity to meet.. Reuters - Published
London: The British government admitted on Sunday that the coronavirus lockdown could last a “significant” time as a leading expert warned it could be in place until June. “I can’t make an.. WorldNews - Published
Some lockdown measures to combat coronavirus in Britain could last months and only be gradually lifted, a senior medical official said on Sunday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the situation.. Reuters - Published
Britons may be subject to some form of lockdown measures for six months or longer, England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jenny Harries said on Sunday, warning the country faces a second wave of.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is warning Britons in a letter to 30 million households that things will get worse before they get better, as he himself self-isolates in Downing Street to recover from the.. Reuters - Published
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. ...... WorldNews - 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
Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev, the IBF's mandatory challenger, said he saw no problem in fighting Briton Anthony Joshua for the world heavyweight title in a match without spectators. ...... WorldNews - 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