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All the latest news from the controversy surrounding Oscar Pistorius and his trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. On 14 February 2013, Oscar shot Reeva in his South African home and is currently charged with her murder.

Oscar Pistorius trial: Reeva Steenkamp's mother June reveals her turmoil at seeing the athlete in court

Reeva Steenkamp's mother has spoken of her anguish at facing Oscar Pistorius in court at his murder trial for shooting the model. In an interview with the Mirror, June Steenkamp said she...

Oscar Pistorius trial resumes on Monday - but court will wait to hear from accused

Oscar Pistorius' trial resumed on Monday, but the athlete did not take the stand first as expected. Instead pathologist Prof Jan Botha was the first witness called by the Paralympian's defence...

Oscar Pistorius trial: athlete weeps and almost retches as witness recalls moment he found Reeva's body

Oscar Pistorius was reduced to tears and almost vomited in court as he listened to another witness give their testimony. The South African Paralympic star, who is on trial for the murder of his girlfriend...

Reeva Steenkamp's heartbroken mother talks about attending trial - and 'forgives' Oscar Pistorius

Reeva Steenkamp's mother has said she attended the first day of the murder trial of Oscar Pistiorius because it was important that he saw her in court. But June Steenkamp said the paralympian walked...

Oscar Pistorius trial: athlete breaks down as second witness describes cries and gunshots

Oscar Pistorius has pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial in South Africa. The Paralympic champion, 27, is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, who was shot dead at the couple's...

'A few words from my heart': Oscar Pistorius breaks his silence one year on

Oscar Pistorius has spoken of his sorrow over the tragic death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp exactly one year ago. In a statement posted in his website, the South African athlete said, "No...

Paul Walker named UK's most searched for person in 2013 as Google reveal top ten

The tragic passing of Paul Walker struck a chord with the people of Britain. The late Fast & Furious actor was the UK's most searched person on Google in 2013, the search engine has revealed. Paul...

Emotional Oscar Pistorius breaks down in tears as he is formally charged and his trial date is set

Holding hands with his brother and his sister in a small circle, his head bowed in prayer, an emotional Oscar Pistorius spent a few quiet moments with his family before proceedings got underway in a Pretoria...

Oscar Pistorius's trial postponed until August

Oscar Pistorius will face trial over the alleged murder of his girlfriend on 19 August, after a South African magistrate postponed the date in order to allow lawyers to prepare for the case and police...

Oscar Pistorius wins the right to travel after challenging bail terms

Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympian who stands accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has won the right to travel after challenging his bail conditions. The athlete will now be allowed to leave...

Friend of Oscar Pistorius says he is a 'broken man'

A close friend of Oscar Pistorius has described the Paralympic star as a "broken man". Mike Azzie, who Oscar refers to as 'Uncle Mike', has shared his fears that the athlete is "on the verge...

Lead detective Hilton Botha resigns from the Oscar Pistorius case

Detective Hilton Botha, the former lead detective in the Oscar Pistorius inquiry, has resigned. South African police have confirmed that Detective Botha was dropped from the investigation in February...

Oscar Pistorius released on bail in Reeva Steenkamp case

Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. "Blade Runner" Oscar, 26, was charged with the murder of model Reeva, 28, at his home...

Lead detective in Oscar Pistorius case facing seven attempted murder charges

There has been an extraordinary twist in the Oscar Pistorius case. It has been revealed that the South African detective leading the inquiry is himself facing seven charges of attempted murder. Police...

Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court as he denies murder charge

Oscar Pistorius has denied murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying he shot her after mistaking her for an intruder.  "I am absolutely mortified at the death of my beloved Reeva,"...

Family bid farewell to Reeva Steenkamp as Oscar Pistorius makes court appearance

Tearful friends and family of Reeva Steenkamp have gathered at a private memorial ceremony in her home town of Port Elizabeth. Mourners arrived at the Victoria Park Crematorium to say their last goodbyes...

Oscar Pistorius sends his 'deepest sympathies' to girlfriend's family as he rejects murder charge

Holding his head in his hands, Oscar Pistorius wept as it was suggested he had deliberately killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The South African Paralympian appeared in court in Pretoria on Friday...



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