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Could avocado toast and smoothies help reduce obesity amongst British troops?

The British Army is reportedly swapping full English breakfasts for avocado toast and smoothies, but it might not be the best diet for hungry troops

In the trial scheme, troops will reportedly be offered fruit, yogurt, and smoothies to start their day, then avocado toast after training.
British army soldiers deployed in support of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, salute amid the playing of their national anthem during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq, Nov. 12, 2017.

British Army marks US Army’s 244th birthday with a cheeky tweet referencing their ‘rocky start’

The British Army wished its 'cousins' the US Army a happy birthday on Friday, but couldn't resist tweeting a reference to their 'rocky start.'
The igloo Prince Harry visited had some unique decor.

British soldiers training in the Arctic set up a bizarre igloo shrine to Harry and Meghan for the prince’s visit

The prince was dropping in on British armed forces taking part in winter survival training in Bardufoss, northern Norway.
British troops arrive to Hoek van Holland to travel by land to Norway, as part of NATO military exercise Trident Juncture, October 10, 2018.

2 of NATO’s biggest militaries are taking a 1,200-mile road trip before massive war games start

Troops and vehicles from every NATO member country are heading to Norway this month, and some of them are taking advantage of the trip to practice skills they've let slip after the Cold War.
A combination photograph shows the lights of the St. Basil's Cathedral before (L) and after they were switched off for Earth Hour in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia, March 19, 2016.

Britain has reportedly practiced a cyberattack to send Moscow into total blackout

Britain reportedly practiced a cyberattack on Saturday and Sunday, which will send Moscow into total blackout if Vladimir Putin's forces attack the West. UK forces just did their biggest military exercise for 10 years in the Omani desert, which also included ground troops and air forces.
A British soldier, right, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force member meet as they get into a JGSDF CH-47J Chinook helicopter during their first joint exercise at the JGSDF Camp Fuji in Oyama town, Japan, October 2, 2018.

Japan and the UK are teaming up for the first time to gain an edge on China

Japan is looking to expand its military partnerships and readiness, and this month the country's armed forces are welcoming the first non-US military to ever do exercises on Japanese soil.
A British Parachute Regiment soldier at a joint training exercise in Germany in June 2016.

The British Army is reportedly on standby to deliver food, medicines, and fuel in case of a no-deal Brexit

Britain is set to leave the EU on March 29, 2019, and negotiations with the EU still appear to be deadlocked. People fear that a no-deal Brexit would create a 'doomsday scenario' in the UK.
An aerial view of HMS Queen Elizabeth on December 7, 2017.

I was invited on the Royal Navy’s newest and most powerful aircraft carrier — here’s what it was like

HMS Queen Elizabeth was abuzz with preparation for a visit by Queen Elizabeth II just two days later.
Captain Dean Sprouting.

A British army officer has died suddenly at an air base in Iraq

Captain Dean Sprouting died at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, on 31st January 2018, the Ministry of Defence confirmed.
Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to Hull in November.

This is the queen’s ideal 3-course lunch, as chosen by Buckingham Palace

Palace officials approved the monarch's menu for a naval ceremony aboard the HMS Queen Elizabeth on Thursday. Business Insider got to scout it out in advance.