Mathew Talbot (UK Ministry of Defense)

A British soldier was killed by an elephant during an anti-poaching operation in Malawi, government officials said.

Guardsman Mathew Talbot, 22, was "carrying out vital counter-poaching work" when his death occurred, Ministry of Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt said in a statement on Twitter.

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The only thing dumber than using a photo of an elected official for target practice is documenting it in an incriminating video that will almost guarantee an official investigation.

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British soldiers run out of a Chinook helicopter, during a military facility in Copehill Down Urban Training Village in southern England, Friday Jan. 27, 2006. (Associated Press/Matt Dunham)

English soldiers are fighting the Battle of the Bulge.

Obesity was on the menu at the House of Lords Monday where British leaders bemoaned the fact they may have to alter war machines to accommodate their growing military.

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National Library of Scotland

The rules that emerged from a recent meeting of British Army leaders struck me as somewhat different from what I hear coming from the Americans. Here they are:

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Daily Mail

It's been six hours. You're completely naked and locked in the latrine at your barracks. Your soldiers, hammered beyond all recognition, have barricaded the door and are refusing to let you out. What do you do?

Easy: Escape in a way that'll ensure they never mess with you again.

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Getty/Samir Hussein/WireImage

Maybe we should just call him Prince Hairy?

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