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.

Dec 22, 2014

Rolls-Royce admits it’s time to deliver

Chief aims to ‘professionalise’ group after year of profit warnings

Dec 22, 2014

Ebola-hit countries still servicing debt

Repayments go through despite international pressure

Dec 22, 2014

Talk of rebound in mining deals

Private equity could also move to take advantage of cyclical slump

Dec 22, 2014

Non-Opec producers blamed for oil slide

Saudi Arabia and UAE vow to maintain production targets at 30m barrels a day

Dec 22, 2014

Falling oil price hits South Sudan hard

Pipeline contract means war-torn nation gets under $25 a barrel

Dec 22, 2014

Bonus video: MTN turns to data for growth

MTN, Africa's largest telecommunications company, has a presence across 22 countries. As penetration increases, the company now has to ensure that it maintains growth. Chief executive Sifiso Dabengwa tells the FT's Andrew England that opportunities lie in data

Dec 22, 2014

Bonus feature: Jeremy Helsby: beyond country houses

The CEO of estate agent Savills remains a London property bull

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