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.

Mar 4, 2015

UK’s retreat from investment banking gathers pace

Britain’s retreat from investment banking is set to accelerate as Royal Bank of Scotland aims to slash as many as 14,000 jobs in the sector

Mar 4, 2015

India telecoms auction set to raise $13bn

Stakes are high for operators in 3G sale that could be most expensive in country’s history

Mar 4, 2015

Nigeria’s oligarchs count cost of oil price and currency falls

Africa’s richest businessman sees $5.4bn wiped off his estimated $21bn personal fortune

Mar 4, 2015

Dubai property price slide deepens

Emirate’s residential market hit as foreign interest wanes

Mar 4, 2015

BlackBerry launches touchscreen smartphone

Handset release is first of four planned for this year and inspired by cheaper rivals

Mar 4, 2015

Bonus feature: Paper Boat bases future on India’s drinks nostalgia

Traditional beverages based on regional recipes have appeal for modern consumers

Mar 4, 2015

Bonus video: Asia in the year of the sheep

The FT's Asia editor David Pilling asks two of Asia's leading economists about how they see the region faring in the year of the sheep

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