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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 guilty of culpable homicide in Reeva shooting

Oscar Pistorious has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after a trial that was followed live around the world.There was a sharp...

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...

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...

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 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 said...

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...

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...

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: 'I was trying to protect Reeva' says athlete on the witness stand

Giving evidence for the first time in his murder trial, Oscar Pistorius began by apologising to the family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The South African athlete told them that...

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...



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