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.
"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
Kwasi Kwarteng says the government is "Business Minister Kwasi Kwarteng says the government is "working tirelessly" to repatriate British nationals on board a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of..
A plane carrying British citizens evacuated from the coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan has landed in Oxfordshire. The flight, with more than 200 people on board, including some foreign nationals, arrived..
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A British man who is among 3,700 people under a coronavirus quarantine on a passenger ship in Japan has voiced concerns over ongoing monitoring for the disease on board. Health workers in the port city..
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Britons in the coronavirus-hit Chinese province of Hubei could be flown home as early as Thursday as the Foreign Office has warned against "all but essential travel" to the country. The Foreign Office..
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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
London Mayor Sadiq Khan planned to use a trip yesterday to Brussels to implore EU negotiators to be open to continued free movement for Britons through “associate citizenship.” With the backing of.. WorldNews - 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
A British man who contracted the new coronavirus while attending a conference in Singapore may have infected seven other people when he stopped off at a chalet in a French mountain village for a few.. Reuters - Published
A British man has tested positive for coronavirus in Mallorca, the second case of the fast-spreading new virus to be confirmed in Spain, the Spanish National Centre for Microbiology said on Sunday. Reuters - Published
Five people from Britain, including one child, are hospitalized in France with the new virus from China after contracting it during a holiday in the Alps. Saturday’s announcement by the French health.. WorldNews - Published
Five British nationals including a child have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in France, after staying in the same ski chalet and coming into contact with a person who had been in Singapore, Health.. Reuters - Published
Five British nationals have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in France, after a coming into contact with a person who had been in Singapore, Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on Saturday. Reuters - Published
Britain's Foreign Office said late on Tuesday that it will charter another civilian aircraft to help British nationals and their dependents leave China's Wuhan for the UK on Sunday amidst the spread of.. Reuters - Published
In an open letter to the British public, French President Mr Macron said he was thinking of the millions of Britons "who still feel deeply attached to the European Union". "You are leaving the European.. WorldNews - Published
Singing patriotic songs and waving Union Jacks, thousands of Britons flocked to a muddy patch of grass outside parliament on a damp Friday night to toast their moment of history: Britain's departure.. Reuters - Published
Singing patriotic songs and waving Union Jack flags, thousands of Britons flocked to a muddy patch of grass outside parliament on a damp Friday night to watch their moment of history: Britain's.. Reuters - Published
Spain hosts the largest contingent of Britons on the continent, and their rights are protected by royal decree, but many fear what comes if the UK doesn't uphold its side of the deal, finds Graham.. Independent - Published
The British government is working to organize a flight back to the United Kingdom for Britons in Wuhan, China, a foreign office spokeswoman said on Wednesday as the city grapples with an outbreak of.. Reuters - Published
China locked down 10 cities and closed a part of the Great Wall to control the outbreak of coronavirus (nCoV) that has killed 26 people and affected 1,100 people across the globe. Twelve people who.. IndiaTimes - Published
British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday he had raised concerns with his Cypriot counterpart about the treatment of a British woman found guilty by a court in Cyprus of lying about being.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would bring his divided nation back together next year when Britain leaves the European Union, telling Britons they were set for a "fantastic year and a remarkable.. Reuters - Published