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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: 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 statements...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Updated 13:14 GMTLooking 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...

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...

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...

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...

'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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 due...



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