Drunk for thousands of years, tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Photo: Chen Xiaomei Drunk for thousands of years, tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Photo: Chen Xiaomei
Drunk for thousands of years, tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Photo: Chen Xiaomei

Why do the British love tea so much? Thank the royal family – how tea became the UK’s favourite drink, and why Brits all insist on adding milk

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Drunk for thousands of years, tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Photo: Chen Xiaomei Drunk for thousands of years, tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Photo: Chen Xiaomei
Drunk for thousands of years, tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Photo: Chen Xiaomei
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