Form Time Videos

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

Wednesday
8th February 2023

Around the world

Turkey earthquake: BBC reports from Antakya, a city reduced to rubble

The BBC's Quentin Sommerville has seen first hand the destruction in Antakya, a city in the south of Turkey.

Turkey earthquake: BBC reporter stops as rescuers listen for trapped people

Tom Bateman was reporting from Adana, Turkey, when asked to be be quiet.

In the UK

David Carrick: Police releases footage of Met Police officer arrest

Former Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick has been jailed for a minimum of 30 years.

The Afghan women cyclists who fled the Taliban to pursue Olympic dream

Since arriving in the UK from Afghanistan, Mina, Persia and Arifa have been training twice a week.

Politics

PM reshuffle: Rishi Sunak's new top team - and why it matters

Rishi Sunak's made changes to his top team. The BBC's Ione Wells explains why it matters from Westminster.

PM: I won't hesitate to take swift and decisive action

Rishi Sunak says he will not pre-judge the report from his independent adviser into claims about Dominic Raab.

Education

'I couldn't read or write but now I'm saving lives'

Richard Henton, who couldn't read or write until he was in his 20s, said helping others was his dream job.

Teacher strikes: What parents need to know

Schools in England and Wales could close as teacher strikes are announced.

Health

'I couldn't read or write but now I'm saving lives'

Richard Henton, who couldn't read or write until he was in his 20s, said helping others was his dream job.

Retrospective pay talks are 'not right' - Barclay

The health secretary says "we should be looking forward" to the pay review body giving its next settlement.

Business

Bank chief Andrew Bailey: 'We think inflation will fall rapidly'

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey says lower energy prices should help lower inflation.

CEO Secrets: Chess gets a risqué makeover

Ilya Merenzon, CEO of World Chess, shares his business advice for our CEO Secrets series.

Science

Eating chicken without killing chicken?

A US firm has regulatory approval for lab-grown meat and is aiming to sell it to restaurants soon.

Watch: The signals great apes use to communicate

Scientists say that humans are able to understand many of the gestures made by wild chimpanzees.

Technology

Cat's eyes: How a pub trip made the world's roads safer

How the late inventor of cat's eyes, Percy Shaw, got his eureka moment.

Car-sharing app offers private vehicles for hire

BBC Click's Nick Kwek test drives a car from a firm offering an alternative to traditional rentals.

Entertainment

Happy Valley creator says Sarah Lancashire asked her to rewrite ending

The show's creator reveals she rewrote her original script after feedback from Sarah Lancashire.

BBC chairman Richard Sharp on Boris Johnson loan claims

Richard Sharp says he did not help Boris Johnson with a "huge facility" ahead of his appointment.