Oscar Pistorius

    6 days, 16 hours, 32 minutes ago

    Pistorius forensic witness faces cross-examination

    The prosecutor at the murder trial of double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius is continuing his cross-examination of one of the defence’s forensic experts.

    7 days, 15 hours, 30 minutes ago

    Pistorius trial to adjourn for more than two weeks

    The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after tomorrow and resume on May 5.

    8 days, 15 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Prosecutor ends Pistorius grilling

    The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ended his cross-examination after challenging the athlete for five days of evidence about how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.

    9 days, 14 hours, 28 minutes ago

    Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of 'tailoring evidence'

    The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has accused him of tailoring his version of how he killed his girlfriend to fit evidence at the scene, exhaustively listing alleged inconsistencies in the athlete’s account of the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.

    9 days, 15 hours, 28 minutes ago

    Tearful Pistorius breaks down again

    A judge has temporarily adjourned the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius after the athlete started to sob while testifying about the moments before he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year.

    13 days, 17 hours, 19 minutes ago

    I'm obsessed with looking at Pistorius, says Steenkamp mother

    The mother of Reeva Steenkamp has said she does not care whether her daughter's killer Oscar Pistorius walks free from his murder trial - but admits she cannot take her eyes from him as he sits in the courtroom.

    14 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes ago

    Pistorius sobs as Reeva photo shown; says 'I’m human. I have sins'

    Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while giving evidence at his murder trial as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to “take responsibility” for killing her.

    14 days, 16 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Pistorius: Reeva 'died in my arms'

    Oscar Pistorius told his murder trial today that girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp died in his arms after he shot her in his home.

    15 days, 10 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Court adjourns early as sobbing Pistorius recalls shooting

    Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while giving evidence at his murder trial, forcing the court to adjourn as the star athlete was describing the moments he said he first realised he had shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a toilet door in his home last year.

    15 days, 13 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Pistorius recalls night of killing

    Oscar Pistorius has described what he said were the terror-filled moments before he shot dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    16 days, 14 hours, 4 minutes ago

    Emotional Pistorius gives evidence

    An emotional Oscar Pistorius began testifying in his murder trial with an apology to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed last year in his home.

    16 days, 16 hours, 59 minutes ago

    Defence opens Pistorius trial case

    The defence in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has opened its case, calling a pathologist as its first witness.

    26 days, 17 hours, 22 minutes ago

    Jude aide's illness delays Pistorius trial

    The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has delayed proceedings until April 7.

    29 days, 9 hours, 1 minute ago

    Pistorius: Trial 'a tough time'

    Oscar Pistorius has said said he is going through “a tough time” in a rare comment after the prosecution closed its case against the double-amputee runner for the killing of his girlfriend.

    30 days, 11 hours, 1 minute ago

    Steenkamp text message outlines how she was 'scared' of Pistorius

    Oscar Pistorius’s girlfriend told the athlete she was sometimes scared of him and complained about what she described as his short temper and jealousy in the weeks before he killed her, according to phone messages revealed at the Olympian’s murder trial.

    30 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes ago

    Pistorius neighbour 'heard screams and two sets of shots'

    A neighbour of Oscar Pistorius has testified at his murder trial that she heard gunshots as well as screams from both a man and a woman on the night that the double-amputee runner fatally shot his girlfriend.

    30 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Pistorius murder trial to continue

    The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is beginning its fourth week.

    34 days, 11 hours, 52 minutes ago

    Pistorius to sell house as payment for legal bills

    Oscar Pistorius is selling the house where he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to raise money for his legal bills, his lawyer has said.

    35 days, 17 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Steenkamp 'standing up when shot'

    Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend was standing up in a toilet cubicle when she was hit in the right hip by the first of four bullets fired by the double-amputee athlete, a police ballistics expert said.

    36 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Photos 'show Pistorius items moved during investigation'

    South African police photographs of the scene where Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend show evidence was moved in violation of procedure during the investigation, his chief defence lawyer has told a court.

    36 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes ago

    Police photographer admits to moving objects at scene of Steenkamp's death

    A police photographer has admitted moving objects at Oscar Pistorius' house to take pictures of the aftermath of Reeva Steenkamp's death.

    36 days, 16 hours, 42 minutes ago

    Policeman's late arrival delays Pistorius trial

    Proceedings in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial were delayed for more than an hour today.

    37 days, 17 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Pistorius 'had great love for guns'

    The manager of a South African gun training academy has told Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial that the athlete had “a great love and enthusiasm” for firearms.

    40 days, 17 hours, 49 minutes ago

    Death scene photos shown at Pistorius trial

    Prosecutors at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial are showing photographs from the bloody scene where the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend.

    41 days, 15 hours, 41 minutes ago

    Pistorius lawyer queries evidence

    The chief defence lawyer at Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial has pointed out alleged missteps by police and questioned their treatment of evidence during the investigation into the athlete’s killing of his girlfriend.

    42 days, 12 hours, 14 minutes ago

    Pistorius 'on stumps' for shooting

    Oscar Pistorius was probably on his stumps when he fatally shot his girlfriend through a toilet door, a forensic analyst has told his murder trial.

    42 days, 16 hours, 28 minutes ago

    Toilet door in Pistorius courtroom

    The brown, bullet-marked toilet door through which Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend has been set up in the courtroom at the athlete’s murder trial.

    43 days, 14 hours, 19 minutes ago

    Pistorius 'laughed' after firing gun out of sunroof, trial hears

    Oscar Pistorius became furious with a police officer who handled his licensed gun after pulling the car he was in over for speeding and later fired the gun out of the car’s sunroof without warning, a court heard.

    43 days, 16 hours, 56 minutes ago

    Pathologist contradicts claim made by Pistorius

    A pathologist has told Oscar Pistorius' murder trial it would have been "abnormal" if the victim didn't scream when shot, even if it was in the head.

    44 days, 12 hours, 7 minutes ago

    Pistorius vomits as trial hears graphic details of Reeva's injuries

    Oscar Pistorius has vomited in the dock at his murder trial as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he fatally shot.

    44 days, 15 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Pistorius trial adjourned to decide on broadcast of graphic evidence

    The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has asked the judge to bar broadcasting of what he says will be graphic evidence from the expert who carried out the post-mortem examination on Reeva Steenkamp, who was shot dead by her athlete boyfriend.

    44 days, 17 hours, 9 minutes ago

    Phone records dispute security guard's version of events on night Reeva was shot

    A security guard who said he spoke with Oscar Pistorius soon after the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp was questioned by the amputee athlete’s defence today about his recollection of events that night.

    44 days, 17 hours, 53 minutes ago

    Security guard starts testimony in Pistorius murder trial

    A security guard who says he spoke with Oscar Pistorius soon after the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp was continuing to give evidence at the double-amputee athlete’s murder trial today.

    47 days, 9 hours, 49 minutes ago

    Pistorius said everything was 'fine' to security guard

    Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was “fine” after neighbours reported gunshots coming from his house the night he shot dead his girlfriend, his murder trial has heard.

    47 days, 15 hours, 13 minutes ago

    Pistorius cheated on me and carried gun all the time, says ex

    A former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial that their relationship ended when he cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he shot dead last year.

    47 days, 16 hours, 3 minutes ago

    Bangs 'too quick to be bat swings', Pistorius trial told

    A neighbour of Oscar Pistorius has told a court the bangs he heard after a woman’s screams on the night of the fatal shooting came too quickly to be the sounds of a cricket bat on a door, as the athlete’s defence team claims.

    48 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes ago

    Pistorius prayed over dying girlfriend, court hears

    As his girlfriend lay dying, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in her clenched mouth, a witness told a South African court.

    48 days, 17 hours, 6 minutes ago

    Pistorius neighbour back in court to give evidence

    Oscar Pistorius’ lead defence lawyer grilled one of the neighbours of the star athlete today, questioning the man over how many gunshots he thought he heard on the night of Reeva Steenkamp’s death.

    49 days, 17 hours, 12 minutes ago

    Pistorius neighbour gives evidence

    Defence lawyers in Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial have sought to undermine the evidence of a couple who say they heard screams and gunfire the night the Olympic athlete fatally shot his girlfriend.

    50 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Witness breaks down as Pistorius lawyer questions her testimony

    The lawyer for Oscar Pistorius has questioned the evidence given by his neighbour in his murder trial.

    51 days, 11 hours, 35 minutes ago

    Paddy Power defends offering odds on Pistorius trial

    A controversial advert from Irish boookmaker Paddy Power has sparked fury for offering money back to punters if sprint champion Oscar Pistorius "walks" away from killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    51 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes ago

    'Blood-curdling screams' heard before gunshots, Pistorius trial told

    The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has told a court she heard “blood-curdling” screams before the sound of four gunshots on the night the Olympian killed his girlfriend.

    51 days, 15 hours, 13 minutes ago

    Pistorius denies murder allegation 'in the strongest terms'

    Oscar Pistorius has formally denied the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, pleading not guilty at the start of his trial today.

    51 days, 16 hours, 9 minutes ago

    Pistorius pleads not guilty to murdering girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius has pleaded not guilty to murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    51 days, 17 hours, 1 minute ago

    Pistorius in court for South Africa's 'story of the century'

    Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius has arrived in court for the start of his highly-anticipated trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

    57 days, 15 hours, 2 minutes ago

    Pistorius trial to be televised

    A judge in South Africa has ruled the Oscar Pistorius tria, which is due to begin on Monday, will be televised.

    57 days, 16 hours, 57 minutes ago

    Decision due on whether Pistorius trial will be televised

    A judge will decide this morning whether the Oscar Pistorius trial will be televised.

    70 days, 18 hours, 14 minutes ago

    Pistorius 'settles assault case'

    Oscar Pistorius has reportedly reached a settlement over an alleged assault case in 2009 when he was arrested and accused of causing an injury to a guest at a party at his house by slamming a door.

    71 days, 15 hours, 53 minutes ago

    Reeva Steenkamp's mother to attend Pistorius murder trial

    The mother of Oscar Pistorius’s girlfriend will attend the double-amputee Olympian’s murder trial in South Africa next month.