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.


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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.

Aug 27, 2014

HSBC vows to fight Keydata lawsuit

Bank will file motion to dismiss complaint that alleges it aided and abetted ‘major international fraud’ in which thousands of UK investors lost money

Aug 27, 2014

Warren Buffett defends Burger King’s tax deal

Amid controversy over 'inversions', the fast food group agrees to buy Tim Hortons for $11.4bn and transfer its headquarters to Canada

Aug 27, 2014

WPP profits rise despite sales ‘ravaged’ by strong pound

Advertising group said it had been hit hard by the resurgent pound when translating international sales into sterling

Aug 27, 2014

Wells chief warns on mortgage lending

John Stumpf said government-backed agencies that buy mortgages were too quick to accuse banks of faulty underwriting on mortgages that default

Aug 27, 2014

Arbitrage wastes the talents of finance’s finest minds

It is a game of cat and mouse, in which financial companies are steps ahead of the regulator

Aug 27, 2014

Bonus feature: Opportunist shareholders must embrace commitment

Almost nothing in economics is more important than thinking through how companies should be managed and for what ends

Aug 27, 2014

Bonus video: Should airplane seats be bigger?

Airbus is campaigning for economy class seats on long haul flights to be a minimum of 18 inches. But increasing passenger comfort could mean less revenue for airlines

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