The Weird, Strange, Bizarre & Odd Stuff

British companies sold abroad

1. Jaguar Land Rover makes some of Britain’s most iconic cars

2. There was outrage in 2010 when Cadbury, one of Britain’s best

3. Scottish & Newcastle, the brewery behind such famous beers

4. You might be surprised to learn who holds the reins of Camelot

5. Beloved British department store Fortnum & Mason

6. Britain’s most famous maritime company P&O has sailed

7. The Savoy Hotel was built in the late 1880s by the theatrica

8. Supermarket chain Asda was bought by the American retail

9. Pierre Gadonneix, then-CEO of French power giant EDF

10. Spanish bank Santander bought Abbey National in 2004

11. Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica took over UK

12. And finally to Raleigh, a 125-year-old British company

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