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

Monday
15th August 2022

Around the world

The nine-year-old boy who fled war-torn Cyprus for London

Baz Bedrossian came to London with his family as a refugee after the second Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Tropical Storm Meari leaves trail of devastation in central Japan

Aerial video shows the extent of damage after some areas saw 50% more rain than expected in a month.

In the UK

The nine-year-old boy who fled war-torn Cyprus for London

Baz Bedrossian came to London with his family as a refugee after the second Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Green spaces across England parched in weekend heatwave

Areas that would usually be green and lush are looking wilted and dry as temperatures remain high.

Politics

Energy bills: Labour to make cost of living statement 'soon'

Labour's Bridget Philipson says the party has been "consistently ahead of the government" on this issue – from the windfall tax to cutting VAT on energy bills.

Energy bills: James Cleverly on help for poorer and vulnerable people

James Cleverly says the UK has the highest tax burden for 70 years under Rishi Sunak, and higher than competitors.

Education

King's College London: Disabled student fighting for better access to campus

Wheelchair user Naomi Stenning has been campaigning at King's College London for two years to improve access to buildings.

A-level and GCSE exams: What happens to your papers?

Exam season is coming to an end this week for many students and millions of papers will be examined.

Health

The woman who found a new life after being given six weeks to live

In 2015, Andrea Sheardown was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer and given just six weeks to live.

Love Island final: 'I'm very proud of Tasha'

Love Island contestant, Tasha Ghouri was born deaf. Her dad explains the challenges she faces.

Business

Martin Lewis: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss must set out energy bill plans

The consumer journalist says rising prices are a crisis on a scale with the Covid pandemic.

Truss: Business-as-usual policies won't stop recession

Liz Truss says her tax cuts are more important after the Bank of England's gloomy economic forecast.

Science

Renewable energy: The 'kite' that pulls energy out of the sky

A company in Norway has developed an innovative "kite" that turns wind into electricity.

Tonnes of dead fish found in river on German-Polish border

Authorities suspect a toxic substance is to blame, but the cause of the mass death is still unknown.

Technology

China launches second module for its space station Heavenly Palace

Tiangong or Heavenly Palace is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2022.

Hands-on with the Nothing 1 phone

UK company Nothing's first handset features hundreds of LED lights and has had 200,000 pre-orders.

Entertainment

Birmingham Bull saved from scrap-heap

The mechanical bull used in the Commonwealth opening ceremony will now be given a permanent home in the city.

Aamir Khan: Forrest Gump gets Bollywood treatment

Aamir Khan tells BBC World how the iconic 'life is like a box of chocolates' line was adapted for new audiences.