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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 to be sentenced on Tuesday - as prosecution asks judge for a minimum 10 years imprisonment

Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced for the manslaughter of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Tuesday. During the final day of the athlete's sentencing hearing, prosecutor Gerrie Nel called for a "long...

Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murdering Reeva but still facing culpable homicide charge

Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, but the judge warned that a finding of culpable homicide was still possible. Judge Thokozile Masipa will return on Friday to...

Oscar Pistorius trial: A look back at his career

After a race was over and other athletes were heading home, Oscar Pistorius would linger in the press pit. The famed South African Paralympian never seemed to tire of answering questions from journalists...

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court for verdict in Reeva murder trial

Oscar Pistorius has arrived in court to learn the court's verdict in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. There was a scuffle as the famed Paralympian made his way into proceedings with photographers...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Reeva Steenkamp profile

Reeva Steenkamp made the life of those who met her lighter, brighter and more beautiful. Apart from the beach-babe looks, there was a heart as huge as her beloved South Africa. Speaking to NBC news before...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Verdict in Reeva Steenkamp shooting due Thursday

Oscar Pistorius will learn his fate in the trial over the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Thursday, 11 September. On 8 August, he tweeted a message of thanks to supporters. He wrote: "Thank...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Court hears closing statement from defence

Oscar Pistorius' lawyer has told his murder trial that because of his disability the athlete had a "slow burn of insecurities" that "heightened his fight response". In his closing...

Oscar Pistorius labelled 'deceitful' as closing arguments begin in his trial

The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius trial accused the athlete of being a "deceitful and appalling witness" as the closing arguments got underway on Thursday. State prosecutor Gerrie Nel...

Oscar Pistorius' brother Carl in intensive care following car accident

Oscar Pistorius' brother Carl Pistorius has been left in a critical condition following a car crash in South Africa on Friday night. Carl, who has supported his 27-year-old brother during his trial over...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete responds to allegations over nightclub incident

Oscar Pistorious' spokeswoman has confirmed that the champion sprinter, who is on trial over the shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was involved in an incident while out on Saturday night. According...

HELLO! Exclusive: June and Barry Steenkamp on the devastating loss of daughter Reeva

The family of model Reeva Steenkamp have paid a poignant visit to the beach where they scattered her ashes as the trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius reaches its final stage. In a world exclusive interview...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Manager tells court about Paralympian's 'loving' relationship with Reeva

Oscar Pistorius' manager Peet van Zyl has told the athlete's trial over the shooting of his girlfriend that the couple enjoyed "a loving and caring" relationship. He said the Paralympian and...

Oscar Pistorius was not mentally ill at the time of the shooting trial hears

The trial of Oscar Pistorius has heard that he did not have any mental disorder on the night he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Proceedings resumed on Monday after the Paralympic athlete spent 30...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Judge rules athlete must have mental health evaluation

The judge in the Oscar Pistorius case has ruled that the athlete must have a psychological assessment. Judge Masipa ordered the South African athlete to spend 30 days having mental health evaluation...

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 has been studying...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Anguish in court as he says 'I knew Reeva had already died while I was holding her'

After suffering an emotional collapse at his murder trial on Tuesday, Oscar Pistorius is back in court for an 18th day. It is the third on which he is in the witness box for the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp. He...

Oscar Pistorius trial: 'I was besotted with Reeva' says athlete as he recounts night she died

Updated 13:14 GMT Looking slightly more composed than he did on the previous day of his murder trial, Oscar Pistorius told a court that he was "besotted" with Reeva Steenkamp. At this barrister's instruction,...



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