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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.

Date set for Oscar Pistorius' appeal bid

Oscar Pistorius' appeal date has been set for 9 December, after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) made the application last week, calling for a tougher sentence.In papers filed at the...

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...

Prison would break Oscar Pistorius court told during sentencing

A probation officer has told the court in the Oscar Pistorius case that prison would break him. Annette Vergeer was speaking on the second day of hearings to determine his...

Oscar Pistorius 'always respectful and caring' says psychologist at sentencing

Oscar Pistorius is in court at the start of hearings to determine his sentence in the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp. The final stage of his marathon trial is expected to...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...



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