Form Time Videos

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

Around the world

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?

Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

Philando Castile: Girl, 4, calms mother in police car

New footage shows girl, four, trying to calm her mother after the shooting of Philando Castile.

In the UK

Grenfell Tower: Police say fire started in fridge-freezer

The Metropolitan Police added that insulation and cladding on the building had failed safety tests.

Premier Inn urgently reviews cladding

The chain says three hotels are affected - but the cladding is 'less flammable' than Grenfell Tower.


Question Time host Dimbleby boots out audience member

BBC Question Time host David Dimbleby asks a rowdy audience member to leave the programme.

Labour MP Laura Pidcock on struggle to find a home

New Labour MP Laura Pidcock tells Week in Westminster's Helen Lewis of her struggle to find somewhere to live.


London fire: Survivor sits GCSE day after tower disaster

Ines, 16, and her father Miguel on how they've carried on with their lives after the fire.

Can a mile a day improve your health?

Come rain or shine these pupils from Lancashire run a daily mile, and doctors say it's making a difference to their school work and health.


Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women

Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.

Pioneering proton beam therapy for 10-year-old girl

Amelia Brome from Lancashire was diagnosed with cancer in January 2017.


How Velcro became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells how Velcro was invented after a walk in a wood.

Premier Inn urgently reviews cladding

The chain says three hotels are affected - but the cladding is 'less flammable' than Grenfell Tower.


Splish splashing spinning gorilla

Zola has been cooling off in his favourite blue swimming pool at Dallas Zoo.

Future of energy on show in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's Expo 2017 provides a taste of what could be the future of greener and renewable energy.


Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game

Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.

Google Glass announces update and other tech news

BBC Click's Kathleen Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories


'When was last time an actor assassinated a president?'

Actor Johnny Depp was appearing at Glastonbury festival when he made the comment.

Vegetable Orchestra plays Glastonbury

Vicky O'Neon only formed her vegetable orchestra this morning, but they've already played Glastonbury.

23rd June 2017