Form Time Videos

Current BBC News videos to watch and discuss with your tutor group.

Around the world

South Africa: My message to the ANC

What advice do South Africans have for the ruling party as it prepares to elect a new leader?

Matthew Petersen: Trump's nominee for judge flubs law test

Matthew Petersen's hearing goes wrong quickly when a Republican senator poses basic legal questions.

In the UK

Salford fire: Family of four killed speak of 'nightmare'

Claire Pearson says Demi, Brandon, Lacie and Lia were "best friends" as well as siblings.

Rape trial collapse student felt 'pure fear'

Liam Allan was charged with 12 counts of rape and sexual assault before his case was dropped.

Politics

Brexit: Theresa May says agreement is "important step" on the road to Brexit

Theresa May says the agreement to begin the second phase of talks is an "important step on the road" to Brexit.

Treasury wants to regulate virtual currency Bitcoin

Some MPs believe the government should help bring digital currencies into the mainstream, and say this could have advantages for public services.

Education

University says hasta la vista Paternoster

As one of the last examples of a unique lift closes in Leicester, is it hasta la vista Paternoster?

Autistic student in new college after 'enrolment error'

James Parker, 16, was told he could not return to City College Norwich after just one week.

Health

New hope for disabled man's cancer battle

Ian Shaw was sent home to die, but a doctor queried that decision after seeing his story on the BBC.

Vaginal mesh implants: The woman awarded a $57m payout

Ella Ebaugh was awarded a $57m payout after a mesh implant left her disabled.

Business

How public relations became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how public relations became a million dollar idea.

Disney-Fox: Five things it could mean

The BBC's Andrew Neil has five things the $52.4bn (£39bn) tie-up could mean.

Science

Geminid meteor shower dazzles over northern hemisphere

If you missed the annual Geminid meteor shower, cameras captured the celestial display over China.

Last chance to save the 'panda of the sea' from extinction

A last-ditch effort to save the world's rarest marine mammal from extinction has been launched.

Technology

AI helps write Harry Potter fanfiction and other news

BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

What do you know about net neutrality?

The FCC is expected to vote to overturn Obama-era laws relating to net neutrality. We asked people in Washington what they thought about that.

Entertainment

Hugh Jackman's novelty top hat trick

The Australian actor performed the trick for the "6,000th" time and described how he'd be spending Christmas.

How the lightsaber was born

The fantasy weapon was made from the handle of a 1940s press camera.

Saturday
16th December 2017