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# Pistorius

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# Brawl
Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over use of public phone
The former Paralympic champion is serving a 13-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
# South Africa
Oscar Pistorius sentence increased to 13 years and five months
The ruling was made today following an appeal by the State.
Oscar Pistorius brought to hospital complaining of 'chest pains'
Pistorius is serving six years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
# Pretoria
Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison
Local media is reporting that the double-amputee Paralympian tried to injure himself but the prison says he fell out of bed.
# Sentencing
"Oscar Pistorius must pay for his crime" - Reeva Steenkamp's father makes emotional plea
The Paralympic athlete killed Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine’s Day in 2013.
# fresh claim
Pistorius family condemn claim he beat Reeva Steenkamp with cricket bat
‘This is yet another attention-seeking, money making exercise,’ claim the sprinter’s family.
# appeal
Oscar Pistorius's lawyers fight to keep him out of jail
Reeva Steenkamp’s mother had earlier said that she believed his sentence was too short.
# He's out
Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison a day early
The Paralympian was allowed out of prison in Pretoria a day early in an apparent attempt to avoid media coverage.
# Speaking out
"He killed her. He admits he killed her." - Reeva Steenkamp's parents in face of Pistorius release
Barry and June Steenkamp say Oscar Pistorius killed their daughter tin a fit of rage.
# next friday
Oscar Pistorius is getting out of prison next week - 10 months into his sentence
He’s expected to be kept under house arrest with one hour of free time each day.
# Guilty
Oscar Pistorius 'could be out of jail in 10 months'
Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail, but could be out in one sixth of that time.
# Pistorius
Prosecutor says Pistorius should spend at least 10 years behind bars
He will be sentenced on Tuesday.
# Pistorius
Mum of Reeva Steenkamp to publish "insider" book on Pistorius trial
June Steenkamp will write about her experience of the trial.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about the Oscar Pistorius verdict, staff at University Hospital Galway being disciplined and Leo Varadkar responding to criticism from the Taoiseach.
# guilty or not guilty
It's D-Day for Oscar Pistorius. Here's how the verdict will play out:
There are three possible verdicts.
# Pistorius
The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial will be delivered on 11 September
Closing arguments were completed today.
# South Africa
Oscar Pistorius' brother 'badly hurt' after head-on car crash
Carl Pistorius was acquitted last year of culpable homicide and reckless driving.
# sober as a judge
Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row
His family claim he was approached by a man who taunted him about his trial.
# South Africa
Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk'
A medical expert told a court in South Africa today that the runner’s condition is likely to worsen.
# sound mind
Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp
The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.
# Mental Health
Prosecutor wants to have Oscar Pistorius committed
The judge in the murder trial will rule tomorrow on whether the athlete will be committed to one month of psychiatric tests.
# mental heath assessment
Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation
The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.
# not probable
Prosecutor: Pistorius story doesn't add up
“She was standing behind the toilet door talking to you when you shot her,” prosecutor Gerrie Nel put it to the athlete. He replied, “that’s not true”.
# pistorius trial
Pistorius defence team say police moved evidence, police admit it's possible
The cricket bat used to break down the toilet door may have been moved.
# Pistorius
Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death
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.
# Trial
Security guard says Pistorius told him "everything is fine"
The murder trial moves into its second week in Pretoria.
# South Africa
Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession
The court heard that Pistorius always carried a firearm while he was dating Samantha Taylor.
Paddy Power has stopped taking bets on Pistorius trial, but will still pay out
Over 1,000 bets were taken on the trial’s outcome under the controversial “Money Back If He Walks” campaign.
# Oscar Pistorius
Updated: Oscar Pistorius hearing adjourned until August
The South African ‘Blade Runner’ was back in court for the first time since he was bailed in February. The full trial is not expected to get under way until next year.
# Blade Runner II
Ryan Gosling lined up to play Oscar Pistorius in biopic
We can’t believe it’s taken almost six weeks for the anonymous studio sources to speak up.
# Pistorius case
Bungling detective in Pistorius case quits the force
The South African detective who bungled investigations into the case against Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius has quit the force.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added cute fox
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Pistorius
Bail hearing over Oscar Pistorius shooting enters final day
Some lawyers say the state has failed to present a strong enough case to keep Pistorius behind bars as the hearing enters a fourth day.