Commentary with E. David Cook

Dr. E. David Cook, a Fellow of Green College, Oxford and the first Holmes Professor of Faith and Learning at Wheaton College, gives his take on the day's most gripping news.

Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Cassius Clay, died aged 74 of respiratory illness. He suffered from Parkinson’s disease for thirty years. Winner... More

The Engineering Department of UCLA was the unlikely setting for a horrific murder-suicide. A disgruntled former doctoral student, now part of... More

Harambe, a 17 year old Gorilla, was shot and killed on Sat 28th May. He was a member of an endangered species. A three year old boy climbed through... More

Lewis Hamilton won his 44th Grand Prix in Monaco. He was using tyres for wet conditions, but the rain stopped before and until after the race.... More

A young woman in Rio went to visit her boyfriend and believes she was doped. She woke in a different house surrounded by men. Over thirty men... More

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande marked the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun. It was the longest... More

A Sherpa, a Dutch man, an Australian woman and an Indian man have died this week trying to climb Mount Everest. Two others are still missing.... More

You park your car beside a glorious view and imagine all is well. Unfortunately, a section of the embankment of the River Arno in central Florence... More

President Obama’s visit to Hanoi represents an historic reversal of unbelievable proportions. The US and Vietnam share a common cause against... More

Austria has a new a President. After a bitterly divided campaign, the former Green Party leader, Van der Bellen won by a narrow majority over... More