What is Newslines?

An easy way to integrate FT news into the classroom

  • Comment on FT articles and share academic notes with your class and a global community of students and business schools
  • Bring subjects to life with up-to-date news and information, connecting current events with course principles
  • Equip students with the international experience and awareness needed to implement global strategy and work in cross-cultural environments

Add notes on FT articles to provide background or explanations of key points to help your class understand the implications of news stories.


Make your comments available to private groups within your school or to a global community of professors and MBA students.


Receive email alerts from the FT's editorial team with a list of the top five featured articles of the day.


Develop discussion points for your class by annotating relevant articles and asking for comments from your students.

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Below is a list of featured content recommended for you to read and comment on.

Sep 5, 2015

Glencore warned to cut debt pile or face downgrade

Credit rating agency revises outlook to negative as plunging commodities weigh on miner-cum-trader

Sep 5, 2015

US economy adds 173,000 jobs in August

Gains miss Wall St expectations, but jobless rate dips to 5.1%

Sep 5, 2015

Cyber crime: states use hackers to do digital dirty work

Western defence officials warn of rise of online privateers

Sep 5, 2015

Tool hire groups take a hammering despite building recovery

Some businesses have seen damaging falls in their stock market value

Sep 5, 2015

First-time buyers struggle across Europe

Consumers agree house price falls would be good for society

Sep 5, 2015

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Fined for disclosing inside information, the City dealmaker has a ‘Big Boy’ breakfast in west London

Sep 5, 2015

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