The denial of bail to WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange looks to be far more about politics than justice, conveniently coinciding as it does with a (so far little-reported) threat by the US to get in on the extradition game.
Once they were for banking. Now churches use them. Fredrick Nzwili of ENI reports on how mobile phone technology is opening up new possibilities for churches in Africa, overcoming the technology gap and encouraging congregations.
Democracy campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay to news that the UK Justice Secretary, Jack Straw, has issued a 'veto' certificate under section 53 of the Freedom of Information Act over Cabinet minutes about devolution.