Form Time Videos

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

Sunday
25th August 2019

Around the world

Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction

Demonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies to protest against inaction on Amazon wildfires.

Retirement home for elderly pets

In Tokyo, a growing number of pet homes have opened to give elderly and sick pets the love and attention their human carers no longer can.

In the UK

A street gym in Brixton is helping young people

Terroll Lewis set up Brixton street gym after the success of his workouts in the local park.

Red Arrows display team fly over New York City

The Royal Air Force display team are on a tour of North America.

Politics

Boris Johnson on Brexit negotiations with the EU

The prime minister said "the mood music is good" following talks with EU leaders, but preparations for no deal continue.

Brexit: Corbyn backs Macron on Irish backstop

Jeremy Corbyn says he agrees with President Emmanuel Macron of France that the backstop is indispensable.

Education

'It's good to have rules, children know where they stand'

At the Michaela School near Wembley a strict ‘tiger teaching’ approach has drawn both criticism and praise.

Back-to-school uniform swap-shop is Dorset mum's mission

Laura Mulley started the swap shop after her children grew out of their good quality uniforms.

Health

'A small bite changed my whole world'

Yen says she was "living her best life" until a small bite turned her world upside down.

Football grounds to pubs: Our fight for free tampons

Has your period ever ruined a night out? Three Celtic fans are trying to do something about it.

Business

Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times

The UK Home Office is considering a system which would let you walk through immigration without showing your passport.

How bingo became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how bingo became a multi-million dollar idea.

Science

Amazon Fires: Why the rainforest helps fight climate change

Fires in the Amazon rainforest have prompted concern around the world.

'I will give my last drop of blood for this forest'

Members of Brazil's Mura tribe vow to defend their land, as wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest.

Technology

Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times

The UK Home Office is considering a system which would let you walk through immigration without showing your passport.

Bionic seagull takes flight in Beijing

A robot bird is one of the innovations on show at the World Robot Conference in Beijing.

Entertainment

Unlocking the secrets of 'orphaned' old camera film rolls

The Rescued Film Project aims to develop all the world's unprocessed camera film.

Why men are owning burlesque

Meet the men whose lives have been changed by 'boylesque'.