Coronavirus: Britons abroad urged to return to UK immediately

Foreign Office asks up to 1m British citizens to cut short trips and come home straight away

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Up to 1 million Britons on holiday or on business trips abroad have been asked to return to the UK immediately by the Foreign Office, as they may not be able to get commercial flights within days.

In updated advice, the FCO said British citizens abroad who are resident in the UK should make urgent plans to cut short holidays and other trips and come back home straight away.

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