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.

Jul 30, 2014

EU agrees sanctions against Russia

The restrictions, which target Russia’s financial, energy and defence sectors, include a measure that would prevent Russia’s largest state-owned banks from issuing stock or bonds in European markets, according to EU diplomats

Jul 30, 2014

Android devices 'threatened by fake apps'

Hackers can create a fake identification code allowing them to pretend to be an existing app with a good reputation, researchers at Bluebox Security have warned

Jul 30, 2014

Indian ecommerce site Flipkart raises $1bn

The company plans to invest in mobile technology, in a bid to keep pace with growing use of smartphones among Indian consumers

Jul 30, 2014

Three European banks drawn into ‘dark pool’ probes

UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank receive subpoenas from authorities demanding details of their operations

Jul 30, 2014

Pfizer refuses to rule out tax inversion deals

In common with other big US multinationals, the company has billions of dollars in offshore cash that would be exposed to the 35 per cent US corporation tax rate if repatriated

Jul 30, 2014

Bonus feature: A French revolution in work at O2

Creating private-sector jobs through his home service company has made Guillaume Richard a business celebrity in France

Jul 30, 2014

Bonus video: Richard Lambert wary of bankers’ oath

Head of the Banking Standards Review, in the UK, says it will take a long time for new bank leaders to change staff behaviour

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