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.

Newslines is available exclusively as part of an FT education licence. For more information on how to subscribe and to request a trial of Newslines please visit www.education.ft.com/free-trial

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

May 5, 2015

McDonald’s plan leaves investors hungry

New chief vows to create a ‘progressive burger company’

May 5, 2015

Cisco’s chief steps aside after 20 years

Chambers hands over reins but will stay on as executive chairman

May 5, 2015

Screens collide in clash over advertising

Digital video disrupters echo the TV industry they are disrupting

May 5, 2015

IMF takes hard line on aid for Greece

Fund gives eurozone lenders ultimatum to write off Athens debt

May 5, 2015

Foreign investors snap up £28bn of UK debt

Appetite for gilts comes despite uncertainty over election outcome and sell-off early in year

May 5, 2015

Bonus feature: China migration - at the turning point

A shrinking labour force from rural areas is driving huge economic change

May 5, 2015

Bonus video: Unilever chief on long-termism and sustainability

John Authers talks to Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, about the advantages of giving long-term earnings guidance over quarterly ones. He also gives his view on capitalism and sustainability

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