britain vs briton :


  • n  a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

  • n  a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
  • n  an inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions
  • a  characteristic of or associated with the Britons
News & Articles

  • Britain to regulate e-cigarettes as medicine from 2016
    Britain is set to regulate electronic cigarettes as non-prescription medicines from 2016 in an attempt to improve quality, though the country's drugs watchdog said they would still be sold in convenience stores.
    June 12, 2013 - Fox News
  • Britain's Supreme Court says oil tycoon must hand over properties in costly divorce case
    LONDON — Britain's top court has handed an oil tycoon a costly setback in a divorce case, ruling he must give his ex-wife assets held by companies he owns.
    June 12, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Britain Tightening Regulations On E-Cigarettes
    Lee Rannals for – Your Universe Online Britain's medicines regulator, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency ( MHRA ), said this week that electronic cigarettes and similar products containing nicotine will be undergoing some stricter regulations in 2016. MHRA said that in three years e-cigarettes will require a license, treating the vapor smokes the same way as other ...
    June 12, 2013 - redOrbit

  • Grid position three for Audi at the Lausitzring
    Ingolstadt/Klettwitz - Audi newcomer Jamie Green gave himself a gift a day after his 31st birthday. The Briton from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline in qualifying for the DTM race at the Lausitzring (Sunday starting at 13:15, local time, live on Das Erste) took third place as the best Audi driver. ... Keep reading
    June 15, 2013 -
  • Tennis-Murray proves his fitness with back-to-back wins
    (Updates after late matches) * Murray knocks out Mahut at Queen's * Briton returns after four-week absence LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Andy Murray emerged unscathed as he completed back-to-back wins at a blustery Aegon Championships on Thursday in his first matches following a four-week break caused by a back injury. Gusting winds and two awkward opponents could not blow Murray off course as he ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Froome eyes Tour success for years to come
    LONDON (Reuters) - Briton Chris Froome made clear on Wednesday that he has no intention of ever again playing second fiddle to compatriot and Sky team mate Bradley Wiggins on the Tour de France. The 28-year-old, winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday, told the Times newspaper that he wanted to be in a position to win the Tour for years to come. "I've got my goals and personally where I ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports