UK: Iran preparing to bid for entire MG Rover manufacturing operation - paper
Iran is preparing an offer to buy MG Rover's entire operating plant and reopen the Longbridge assembly lines for immediate production, according to the Daily Telegraph, which noted that the bid to save up to 20,000 jobs in the West Midlands is seen as an effort to earn goodwill in Britain and soften the UK government's hard line on Iran's nuclear programme.
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