Former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott listens to Barmy Army trumpeter Billy Cooper during the second test between New Zealand and England at Basin Reserve on March 15 in Wellington, New Zealand. Cooper's trumpet will be silent at Trent Bridge, in Nottingham, England, because the ground doesn't allow musical instruments. Gareth Copley/Getty Images hide caption

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A skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a parking lot is that of Richard III, scientific tests confirmed. University of Leicester/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Outsiders might be unfamiliar with the U.K.'s National Health Service, but Brits love it so much that they devoted part of opening ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics to the NHS. Courtesy of BBC One hide caption

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Quick — is Big Ben located in England, Ireland, or the United Kingdom — or all three places? apdk/flickr hide caption

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