Britons have wised up to the benefits of immigration. It’s about time politicians did too | Robert Ford

For political veterans, the recent arguments over immigration have a very familiar feel: dire warnings of crisis as official statistics show record numbers of people coming to Britain to work, study and join their families, while a dysfunctional Home Office struggles to cope with a new wave of refugees; a beleaguered government pledging to clamp … Read more

Xi’s iron grip on his country is stopping the Covid U-turn it so desperately needs | Isabel Hilton

Last week, Covid-related images provoked outrage on Chinese social media: one showed a young woman kneeling on the ground with her hands tied behind her back after she and a friend had picked up a takeaway meal without first donning masks. Neither had Covid, neither was even a close contact, but both had been detained … Read more

Anti-lockdown protests spread across China amid growing anger at zero-Covid strategy

Demonstrations have broken out across Chinese cities and university campuses, triggered by widespread anger at stringent Covid restrictions imposed for almost three years and outrage over a deadly fire widely blamed on lockdowns. In an unusually bold act showing people’s desperation, a crowd in Shanghai called for the removal of the Communist party and Xi … Read more

China: protests break out in Xinjiang following deadly high-rise fire under lockdown – video

Protests have broken out in China’s far western Xinjiang region, in the latest demonstration of public anger towards the country’s zero-Covid policy and strict lockdown rules. Crowds chanted ‘End the lockdown’ at hazmat-suited guards following a fire in a high-rise building that killed 10 people in Urumqi, Xinjiang’s capital. According to users on Chinese social … Read more

5 Ways To Tailor Your Medication Regimen That Benefit You

4. Decrease the number of tablets or injections taken daily There are different strengths and forms of the same medication. By utilizing the available options, you may find easier ways to treat your diabetes. For example, metformin and metformin ER are the same drug, but metformin ER is the extended-release version. This means that it … Read more

The art of CGM accuracy studies, part 2: The Freestyle Libre3 | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

As I’m currently testing a Libre3, and have taken a look back at the various accuracy studies as a part of this to review MARD data, I thought it worth while in taking a quick look at the Libre3, and it’s much vaunted accuracy data. “But that’s quite a cynical title”, you might be saying to … Read more