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#Oscar Pistorius

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Oscar Pistorius 'could be out of jail in 10 months'
# Guilty
# Guilty

Oscar Pistorius 'could be out of jail in 10 months'

Oct 21st 2014, 10:50 AM 14,901 Views 26 Comments

Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail, but could be out in one sixth of that time.

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend

Oct 21st 2014, 6:40 AM 5,942 Views 29 Comments

Correctional services have denied reports that they were already preparing a cell for Pistorius in a high-security section of Pretoria Central Prison.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 17 October, 2014

Prosecutor says Pistorius should spend at least 10 years behind bars
# Pistorius
# Pistorius

Prosecutor says Pistorius should spend at least 10 years behind bars

Oct 17th 2014, 12:33 PM 9,168 Views 23 Comments

He will be sentenced on Tuesday.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp's killing "ruined our whole family"
# South Africa
# South Africa

Reeva Steenkamp's killing "ruined our whole family"

Oct 15th 2014, 6:07 PM 16,738 Views 5 Comments

That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp's family rejected "blood money" from Pistorius
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Reeva Steenkamp's family rejected "blood money" from Pistorius

Oct 14th 2014, 6:32 PM 11,113 Views 11 Comments

His sentencing hearing heard today that he offered the family $34,000.

Court to spend second day deciding how Pistorius should be sentenced
# South Africa
# South Africa

Court to spend second day deciding how Pistorius should be sentenced

Oct 14th 2014, 7:16 AM 3,818 Views 9 Comments

Yesterday, a prison official recommended that he undertake community service, but this was rejected by the prosecutor.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 13 October, 2014

Community service suggested for 'broken man' Oscar Pistorius
# South Africa
# South Africa

Community service suggested for 'broken man' Oscar Pistorius

Oct 13th 2014, 2:03 PM 18,569 Views 27 Comments

A prison official recommended that the athlete be made clean a museum for 16 hours a month for the next three years.

Pistorius could get 15 years in one of South Africa's brutal prisons or dodge jail altogether
# Court
# Court

Pistorius could get 15 years in one of South Africa's brutal prisons or dodge jail altogether

Oct 13th 2014, 7:18 AM 10,576 Views 16 Comments

He’s back in court for pre-sentencing arguments after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mum of Reeva Steenkamp to publish "insider" book on Pistorius trial
# Pistorius
# Pistorius

Mum of Reeva Steenkamp to publish "insider" book on Pistorius trial

Sep 19th 2014, 9:10 PM 13,606 Views 34 Comments

June Steenkamp will write about her experience of the trial.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius verdict is not justice, says Reeva Steenkamp's family
# Trial
# Trial

Oscar Pistorius verdict is not justice, says Reeva Steenkamp's family

Sep 13th 2014, 11:18 AM 11,835 Views 34 Comments

“This verdict is not justice for Reeva. I just want the truth”.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 12 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

Sep 12th 2014, 11:06 PM 87,141 Views 143 Comments

Sentencing has been scheduled for 13 October.

We'll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy's tee shot pocketed and today's sport
# Friday
From The42
# Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy's tee shot pocketed and today's sport

Sep 12th 2014, 8:39 PM 17,968 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Ulster, Munster and Connacht are in Pro12 action tonight, there are FAI Cup quarter-finals and a former Allstar has retired from intercounty football.

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be

Sep 12th 2014, 11:31 AM 15,531 Views 19 Comments

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

Oscar Pistorius: The Verdict
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius: The Verdict

Sep 12th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,899 Views 20 Comments

The athlete will find out today if he will be found guilty of culpable negligence or acquitted.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder

Sep 11th 2014, 10:55 PM 81,057 Views 174 Comments

But the 27-year-old athlete could still be guilty of culpable homicide.

It's D-Day for Oscar Pistorius. Here's how the verdict will play out:
# Guilty Or Not Guilty
# Guilty Or Not Guilty

It's D-Day for Oscar Pistorius. Here's how the verdict will play out:

Sep 11th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,983 Views 16 Comments

There are three possible verdicts.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 8th 2014, 11:20 PM 16,267 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial will be delivered on 11 September
# Pistorius
# Pistorius

The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial will be delivered on 11 September

Aug 8th 2014, 2:49 PM 7,992 Views 30 Comments

Closing arguments were completed today.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 7th 2014, 11:05 PM 14,122 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…

Oscar Pistorius described as a deceitful witness who has 'anxiety on call'
# On Trial
# On Trial

Oscar Pistorius described as a deceitful witness who has 'anxiety on call'

Aug 7th 2014, 11:15 AM 15,317 Views 32 Comments

The closing arguments are expected to last two days.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Oscar Pistorius' brother 'badly hurt' after head-on car crash
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius' brother 'badly hurt' after head-on car crash

Aug 2nd 2014, 12:26 PM 14,643 Views 13 Comments

Carl Pistorius was acquitted last year of culpable homicide and reckless driving.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row
# Sober As A Judge
# Sober As A Judge

Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row

Jul 15th 2014, 2:36 PM 13,705 Views 25 Comments

His family claim he was approached by a man who taunted him about his trial.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 8th 2014, 10:58 PM 16,111 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

"We close the case for the defence." - It's down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial
# On Trial
# On Trial

"We close the case for the defence." - It's down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial

Jul 8th 2014, 11:02 AM 9,670 Views 10 Comments

The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 7 July, 2014

Australian TV network defends showing Pistorius shooting video
# Shock Video
# Shock Video

Australian TV network defends showing Pistorius shooting video

Jul 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 12,231 Views 11 Comments

The dramatic video shows Pistorius walking on his stumps, screaming and crying for help.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:21 AM 12,650 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ruairí Quinn, Arthur’s Day and Israel-Palestine tensions.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 30 June, 2014

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp
# Sound Mind
# Sound Mind

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp

Jun 30th 2014, 9:57 AM 12,018 Views 25 Comments

The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Oscar Pistorius to undergo tests to establish if he has an anxiety disorder
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius to undergo tests to establish if he has an anxiety disorder

May 14th 2014, 9:48 AM 6,680 Views 18 Comments

Judge Thokozile Masipa said a “proper inquiry” was required.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Prosecutor wants to have Oscar Pistorius committed
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Prosecutor wants to have Oscar Pistorius committed

May 13th 2014, 2:55 PM 13,874 Views 0 Comments

The judge in the murder trial will rule tomorrow on whether the athlete will be committed to one month of psychiatric tests.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 12 May, 2014

Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation
# Mental Heath Assessment
# Mental Heath Assessment

Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation

May 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 16,605 Views 16 Comments

The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 5 May, 2014

Oscar Pistorius was 'broken, desperate, pleading' after he shot Reeva Steenkamp
# Valentine's Day
# Valentine's Day

Oscar Pistorius was 'broken, desperate, pleading' after he shot Reeva Steenkamp

May 5th 2014, 11:06 AM 16,385 Views 22 Comments

The murder trial resumed in South Africa this morning.

At least 12 more witnesses to give evidence as Oscar Pistorius trial resumes
# South Africa
# South Africa

At least 12 more witnesses to give evidence as Oscar Pistorius trial resumes

May 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,240 Views 10 Comments

The proceedings took a break for the past two weeks.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers

Apr 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 9,445 Views 10 Comments

Plus: How many letters and packages does An Post deal with in an average week?

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive
# Rap On The Knuckles
# Rap On The Knuckles

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:26 PM 15,318 Views 21 Comments

The Advertising Standards Agency of Ireland has upheld 65 complaints against the ads which ran in the Sunday Independent and Sunday World.

Oscar Pistorius says he did not take acting classes to prepare for murder trial
# Shooting
# Shooting

Oscar Pistorius says he did not take acting classes to prepare for murder trial

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:21 PM 25,291 Views 27 Comments

The claim was made by a well-known columnist, citing reliable sources.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Forensics expert: Steenkamp was shot in quick succession in hip and arm
# Pistorius Trial
# Pistorius Trial

Forensics expert: Steenkamp was shot in quick succession in hip and arm

Apr 16th 2014, 2:11 PM 16,398 Views 0 Comments

Today’s testimony from a defence forensics expert contradicts some of the evidence given by a police ballistics witness.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

'I think today is a good day to tell you that I love you' - Reeva's message to Pistorius on day of shooting
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

'I think today is a good day to tell you that I love you' - Reeva's message to Pistorius on day of shooting

Apr 15th 2014, 10:29 AM 19,357 Views 46 Comments

The athlete read out the Valentine’s Day card that his model girlfriend left for him on 14 February last year – the day she was shot and killed at his house.