Killer disguised as builder stabbed man to death in Halloween revenge murder

A killer is facing a life sentence after disguising himself as a builder and stabbing his neighbour in “revenge” for his brother’s unsolved murder. Stephen O’Rourke, 48, stabbed 38-year-old Rocky Djelal to death in a ‘savage’ attack outside the children’s playground in Southwark Park, southeast London, on Halloween in 2018. O’Rourke blamed the victim for […]

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Novel principle for cancer treatment shows promising effect

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in the journal Nature that they have developed novel first-in-class inhibitors that compromise mitochondrial function in cancer cells. Treatment with the inhibitors stopped cancer cells from proliferating and reduced tumor growth in mice without significantly affecting healthy cells. “We are excited to have shown that this novel principle […]

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‘Predatory’ police sergeant jailed after sexually exploiting underage cadet

A Hertfordshire police sergeant who sexually exploited an underage cadet has been jailed and described as ‘predatory’. Constabulary officer Michael Grigg, 34, was sentenced to six-and-a-half years’ behind bars over the offending. He was convicted at Harrow Crown Court on Friday of two counts of penetrative sexual activity with a child following a Independent Office […]

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