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# pistorius - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

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.

# pistorius - Friday 24 November, 2017

Oscar Pistorius sentence increased to 13 years and five months

The ruling was made today following an appeal by the State.

# pistorius - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Oscar Pistorius brought to hospital complaining of 'chest pains'

Pistorius is serving six years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

# pistorius - Sunday 7 August, 2016

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.

# pistorius - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

"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.

# pistorius - Friday 22 April, 2016

From The42 Pistorius family condemn claim he beat Reeva Steenkamp with cricket bat 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.

# pistorius - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

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.

# pistorius - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

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.

# pistorius - Monday 24 August, 2015

"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.

# pistorius - Thursday 13 August, 2015

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.

# pistorius - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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 - Friday 17 October, 2014

Prosecutor says Pistorius should spend at least 10 years behind bars

He will be sentenced on Tuesday.

# pistorius - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

# pistorius - Monday 13 October, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up as you wake up.

# pistorius - Friday 19 September, 2014

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

June Steenkamp will write about her experience of the trial.

# pistorius - Friday 12 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# pistorius - Thursday 11 September, 2014

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.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

There are three possible verdicts.

# pistorius - Friday 8 August, 2014

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

Closing arguments were completed today.

# pistorius - Saturday 2 August, 2014

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

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

# pistorius - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row

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

# pistorius - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

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.

# pistorius - Monday 30 June, 2014

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.

# pistorius - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

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.

# pistorius - Monday 12 May, 2014

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.

# pistorius - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# pistorius - Friday 11 April, 2014

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 - Monday 7 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

# pistorius - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

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 - Monday 17 March, 2014

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.

# pistorius - Monday 10 March, 2014

Security guard says Pistorius told him "everything is fine"

The murder trial moves into its second week in Pretoria.

# pistorius - Friday 7 March, 2014

Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession

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

# pistorius - Thursday 6 March, 2014

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.

# pistorius - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

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.

# pistorius - Monday 25 March, 2013

From The42 Ryan Gosling lined up to play Oscar Pistorius in biopic 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 - Thursday 7 March, 2013

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.

# pistorius - Sunday 24 February, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added cute fox

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# pistorius - Friday 22 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

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