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#Oscar Pistorius

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 12 April, 2014

RECAP: 7 things we heard at the Oscar Pistorius trial this week
# South Africa
# South Africa

RECAP: 7 things we heard at the Oscar Pistorius trial this week

Apr 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 13,584 Views 12 Comments

Pistorius, himself, took the stand to give his version of events this week.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Judge: This trial is not public entertainment
# Reeva Steenkamp
# Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius Judge: This trial is not public entertainment

Apr 10th 2014, 12:51 PM 20,154 Views 41 Comments

“For those of you who possibly think this is entertainment, it is not,” Judge Mapisa told the gallery today.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius shown graphic and disturbing photo of Reeva's bloodied head
# Watch
# Watch

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius shown graphic and disturbing photo of Reeva's bloodied head

Apr 10th 2014, 7:40 AM 15,511 Views 29 Comments

Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel (known as The Pitbull) was brutal while cross-examining the athlete yesterday.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Apr 9th 2014, 11:10 PM 13,837 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Angela Kerins, the Anglo trial, and President Higgins…

'You shot and killed her' - Oscar Pistorius told to take responsibility for Reeva's death
# South Africa
# South Africa

'You shot and killed her' - Oscar Pistorius told to take responsibility for Reeva's death

Apr 9th 2014, 2:37 PM 15,816 Views 35 Comments

The athlete had a tough time today on the witness stand as he was cross-examined by State counsel Gerrie Nel.

'I did not intend to kill Reeva'  - Oscar Pistorius on the night he shot his girlfriend
# Trial
# Trial

'I did not intend to kill Reeva' - Oscar Pistorius on the night he shot his girlfriend

Apr 9th 2014, 9:37 AM 7,801 Views 23 Comments

The athlete gave more details about the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day shooting in his Pretoria home last year.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 8th 2014, 11:56 PM 20,561 Views 13 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about President Higgins’ State visit to the UK, Peaches Geldof and Oscar Pistorius wailing in the witness box.

Oscar Pistorius wails in witness box as he recalls night of shooting
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius wails in witness box as he recalls night of shooting

Apr 8th 2014, 2:15 PM 21,726 Views 51 Comments

A raft of text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp were read out in court today.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 7 April, 2014

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius apologises to family of Reeva Steenkamp
# Shooting
# Shooting

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius apologises to family of Reeva Steenkamp

Apr 7th 2014, 11:21 AM 16,269 Views 40 Comments

The 27-year-old told her family that “she went to bed loved that night”.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 29 March, 2014

RECAP: 5 things from the Oscar Pistorius trial this week
# South Africa
# South Africa

RECAP: 5 things from the Oscar Pistorius trial this week

Mar 29th 2014, 8:15 AM 12,561 Views 8 Comments

WhatsApp messages, a delay in proceedings and a woman’s scream?

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 28 March, 2014

Pistorius won't give evidence today as trial is adjourned for ten days
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius won't give evidence today as trial is adjourned for ten days

Mar 28th 2014, 8:03 AM 8,234 Views 7 Comments

The adjournment comes as the defence were due to begin their case.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

The text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp
# Back And Forth
# Back And Forth

The text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp

Mar 25th 2014, 10:35 AM 27,568 Views 17 Comments

WhatsApp messages between Pistorius and Steenkamp were revealed during the murder trial in South Africa.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 24 March, 2014

Steenkamp "sometimes scared" of Pistorius, court hears
# Text Message
# Text Message

Steenkamp "sometimes scared" of Pistorius, court hears

Mar 24th 2014, 1:38 PM 15,958 Views 1 Comment

The athlete’s murder trial entered its fourth week today – and is already over schedule.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 22 March, 2014

7 things we heard at the Oscar Pistorius trial this week
# Recap
# Recap

7 things we heard at the Oscar Pistorius trial this week

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:15 AM 23,598 Views 12 Comments

Reeva Steenkamp was shot as she stood facing the bathroom door and police experts have a tough task against star lawyer Barry Roux.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Pistorius defence team say police moved evidence, police admit it's possible
# Pistorius Trial
# Pistorius Trial

Pistorius defence team say police moved evidence, police admit it's possible

Mar 18th 2014, 11:35 AM 7,823 Views 0 Comments

The cricket bat used to break down the toilet door may have been moved.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 17 March, 2014

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death
# Pistorius
# Pistorius

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death

Mar 17th 2014, 3:20 PM 18,334 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Pistorius was in the process of buying six guns – more than usually allowed under South African law – at the time he shot Reeva Steenkamp.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Explainer: Why do they keep saying 'My Lady' at the Oscar Pistorius trial?
# South Africa
# South Africa

Explainer: Why do they keep saying 'My Lady' at the Oscar Pistorius trial?

Mar 15th 2014, 10:15 AM 102,257 Views 0 Comments

That – and more of your questions answered.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Friend says Pistorius fired gun out of car sunroof after fight with policeman
# Trial
# Trial

Friend says Pistorius fired gun out of car sunroof after fight with policeman

Mar 11th 2014, 10:30 PM 9,888 Views 0 Comments

The athlete’s demeanor in court today was drastically different from the previous day, when he needed a vomit bucket.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 10 March, 2014

Oscar Pistorius vomits in court as details of Reeva Steenkamp's autopsy are given
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius vomits in court as details of Reeva Steenkamp's autopsy are given

Mar 10th 2014, 11:13 AM 35,391 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old could be heard retching across the courtroom in Pretoria.

Security guard says Pistorius told him "everything is fine"
# Trial
# Trial

Security guard says Pistorius told him "everything is fine"

Mar 10th 2014, 8:53 AM 17,645 Views 0 Comments

The murder trial moves into its second week in Pretoria.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers

Mar 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 16,008 Views 12 Comments

Plus: How many candidates are running as ‘Independent Fine Gael’ in the local elections?

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 7 March, 2014

Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession
# South Africa
# South Africa

Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession

Mar 7th 2014, 12:39 PM 17,200 Views 5 Comments

The court heard that Pistorius always carried a firearm while he was dating Samantha Taylor.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out
# IF HE WALKS
# IF HE WALKS

Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out

Mar 6th 2014, 5:56 PM 17,539 Views 0 Comments

Over 1,000 bets were taken on the trial’s outcome under the controversial “Money Back If He Walks” campaign.

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

Mar 6th 2014, 9:35 AM 16,941 Views 94 Comments

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

Mar 6th 2014, 7:34 AM 24,129 Views 47 Comments

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Pistorius fired shot at restaurant weeks before Steenkamp's death, trial told
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Pistorius fired shot at restaurant weeks before Steenkamp's death, trial told

Mar 5th 2014, 1:58 PM 17,541 Views 0 Comments

A boxer friend of the athlete says he was asked to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally discharged in Johannesburg restaurant.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Steenkamp's mother says Pistorius didn't look her in the eye
# Revelation
From The42
# Revelation

Steenkamp's mother says Pistorius didn't look her in the eye

Mar 4th 2014, 7:53 PM 3,787 Views 0 Comments

“The whole point was that he must see me, that I am there,” she told the British channel ITV.

Pistorius trial dramatically interrupted after TV station shows witness photo
# South Africa
# South Africa

Pistorius trial dramatically interrupted after TV station shows witness photo

Mar 4th 2014, 9:57 AM 23,103 Views 35 Comments

Judge Thokozile Masipa has warned the media to respect the court’s ruling that images of witnesses who ask for privacy cannot be shown.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 3 March, 2014

Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial
# On Trial
# On Trial

Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial

Mar 3rd 2014, 12:05 PM 11,976 Views 0 Comments

The first witness in the trial has described hearing ‘blood-curdling screams’ from the house on the night of the murder.

Watch live: Oscar Pistorius trial begins in South Africa
# On Trial
# On Trial

Watch live: Oscar Pistorius trial begins in South Africa

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:47 AM 6,115 Views 0 Comments

The trial of Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend, is being televised.

Poll: Will you watch the Oscar Pistorius trial?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Oscar Pistorius trial?

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:00 AM 9,117 Views 55 Comments

Parts of the trial will be broadcast live from today.

Oscar Pistorius trial for murder of Reeva Steenkamp begins. What should we expect?
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius trial for murder of Reeva Steenkamp begins. What should we expect?

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:00 AM 9,377 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old faces a charge of premeditated murder.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Bakery apologises for 'Just do it. He did it' Pistorius themed cookies
# Bad Taste
# Bad Taste

Bakery apologises for 'Just do it. He did it' Pistorius themed cookies

Feb 25th 2014, 9:43 PM 17,652 Views 0 Comments

Another cookie depicted a toilet with the wording “Caution” and “Using toilet Please don’t shoot!”

Oscar Pistorius murder trial to be televised
# Shooting
# Shooting

Oscar Pistorius murder trial to be televised

Feb 25th 2014, 10:32 AM 9,176 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic athlete is charged with murder following the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 14 February, 2014

Pistorius 'consumed with sorrow' one year after shooting girlfriend dead
# Reeva Steenkamp
From The42
# Reeva Steenkamp

Pistorius 'consumed with sorrow' one year after shooting girlfriend dead

Feb 14th 2014, 10:58 AM 17,153 Views 2 Comments

It’s 12 months since Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead in the athlete’s home.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Pistorius lawyers still 'negotiating settlement' with Reeva Steenkamp's parents
# Trial
From The42
# Trial

Pistorius lawyers still 'negotiating settlement' with Reeva Steenkamp's parents

Jan 23rd 2014, 2:58 PM 5,101 Views 6 Comments

The athlete’s trial is due to start in March.