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British people

Citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies, and their descendants

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.

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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,..
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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..
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More than a half of Britons think Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was too slow to order a lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, an opinion poll..
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From questioning dog-walkers to flying drones to spot people defying self-isolation guidelines, police measures to control the spread of the coronavirus have..
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The situation for UK tourists in India was called "horrific" by a woman who left at the weekend.
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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..
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Foreign Office to work with airlines to get tens of thousands home - and spend Β£75m on other charter flights.
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Survey reveals public susceptibility to unfounded claims about how to beat Covid-19
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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Government has said it remains 'fully committed to the negotiations'
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Britons should be prepared for a significant period in lockdown as the government tries to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, senior minister Michael Gove said on..
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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..
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Writing to all UK households, Boris Johnson warns measures to combat coronavirus could get tougher.
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Writing to all UK households, Boris Johnson warns measures to combat coronavirus could get tougher.
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Millions of Britons left their house and made noise to show support – and then flocked to the internet to share footage
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'If you are healthy ... please do shop in store,' Richard Walker says
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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..
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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..
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Britons around the country were set to take to their balconies and front gardens on Thursday evening to applaud healthcare workers who are battling the spread of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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