Battle Royale – Freestyle Libre 3 and Dexcom G7 face off – The results | Diabettech – Diabetes and Technology

Combined Consensus Error Grid As previously discussed in this article, I have been wearing the Libre 3, Dexcom G6 and G7, to compare performance across all three.  These are the results. These are laid out showing the Consensus Error Grid for each device and all three together followed by tables providing data about the BIAS, … Read more

Ministers face pressure to explain PPE Medpro contracts decision

Ministers will come under intense pressure this week to explain how they assessed that a personal protective equipment (PPE) company linked to the Conservative peer Michelle Mone was fit to receive government contracts worth more than £200m during the pandemic. Angela Rayner, Labour’s deputy leader, has drawn up a list of parliamentary questions over the … Read more

Tories run for the hills rather than face Labour over Michelle Mone and PPE | John Crace

Spare a thought for Neil O’Brien. A minister so beige, so junior, that not even his colleagues know he is working with them. At home, he merges into the muted pastel paintwork. So much so that his family aren’t always aware if he’s there or not. So it’s a wonder he even became a minister, … Read more

Springbok team to face Italy: Moerat, Orie to lock scrum, Roos on bench | The Citizen

The Springbok team to face Italy in Geno at 3pm on Saturday has been announced. Coach Jacques Nienaber has made several changes to the side that lost to France in Marseille last Saturday. Marvin Orie and Salmaan Moeerat will lock the Bok scrum, with Franco Mostert at blindside flank. Jasper Wiese returns at No 8 … Read more

As Matt Hancock faces more TV trials, his constituents face real-world problems

If he harboured any doubts about his decision, Matt Hancock gave little hint this week when challenged by a fellow I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! contestant about his decision to abandon his duties as an MP. “Rishi’s great. We’ll be fine,” came the breezy reply from the former Health Secretary as … Read more

France team named to face Boks in Marseille | The Citizen

Centre Jonathan Danty has been named to start France’s Autumn Nations Series Test with South Africa this weekend despite missing training to be with his partner and new-born child, head coach Fabien Galthie said on Thursday. Danty became a father on Sunday for the first time and keeps his place in the team for Saturday’s … Read more

Ireland team to face Boks named: Murray set for century landmark | The Citizen

Conor Murray will become the eighth Irish player to reach the 100 caps landmark when he starts against world champions South Africa in Saturday’s autumn international Test match at Lansdowne Road. The 33-year-old scrumhalf gets the opportunity as Jamison Gibson-Park, the man who has replaced him as first choice, has yet to play this term … Read more

Combined Wallabies-All Blacks team to face Lions at MCG in 2025? | The Citizen

The Wallabies and All Blacks are in talks to form a joint team to face the British and Irish Lions in a one-off Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2025, reports said Wednesday. The Lions, with players from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, are due to tour Australia for three Tests with discussions under … Read more