Oscar Pistorius Cries And Retches In Court As Trial Hears Graphic Testimony

Oscar Pistorius Cries And Retches In Court As Trial Hears Graphic Testimony

6.03.2014
On the fourth day of his murder trial, Oscar Pistorius reportedly broke down as a neighbour described the moment he tried to save the athlete's...
Pistorius Advert Is Most Complained-About UK Advert Of All Time

Pistorius Advert Is Most Complained-About UK Advert Of All Time

5.03.2014
Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius advert has become the most complained-about UK advert of all time with the Advertising Standards...
Oscar Ad To Be Probed By Advertising Watchdog

Oscar Ad To Be Probed By Advertising Watchdog

Jessica Elgot  5.03.2014
A Paddy Power advert which has been slammed by Labour shadow ministers and domestic violence campaigners for encouraging bets on whether...
Witness Claims Pistorius Asked Him to Take Blame for Accidental Restaurant Shot

Witness Claims Pistorius Asked Him to Take Blame for Accidental Restaurant Shot

5.03.2014
A witness has testified in the trial of Oscar Pistorius that the Olympian asked a friend to take the blame for firing a shot in an upmarket...
LISTEN: Glitch Sees BBC Oscar Pistorius Murder Coverage Interrupted By Audio Of Woman Screaming & Dog Howling

LISTEN: Glitch Sees BBC Oscar Pistorius Murder Coverage Interrupted By Audio Of Woman Screaming & Dog Howling

Sara C Nelson  5.03.2014
A BBC radio news broadcast on the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was hit by a spectacular glitch when audio of a woman screaming and a dog...
Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down In Court

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down In Court

4.03.2014
Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears today as his defence lawyer argued that Reeva Steenkamp was so badly brain damaged by the gunshot to...
Pistorius Trial Halted After Face Of Witness Accidentally Shown

Pistorius Trial Halted After Face Of Witness Accidentally Shown

4.03.2014
The trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was halted on Tuesday morning because of...
Televising High Profile Cases Would Be to Everyone's Benefit

Televising High Profile Cases Would Be to Everyone's Benefit

4.03.2014
Why is it that in Britain our criminal courts remain untelevised? Why is it that high profile cases - like the current phone hacking trials...
Her Name Was Reeva Steenkamp

Her Name Was Reeva Steenkamp

4.03.2014
When Steenkamp was killed in February 2013, media outlets like the Sun and the Daily Mail chose to run articles featuring Steenkamp in...
Pistorius Witness 'Bloodcurdling Screams Left Me Cold'

Pistorius Witness 'Bloodcurdling Screams Left Me Cold'

3.03.2014
A witness in the Oscar Pistorius trial has described how "bloodcurdling screams" she heard on the night the Paralympian shot his girlfriend...
Enough Death and Destruction Please - We Deserve Better

Enough Death and Destruction Please - We Deserve Better

3.03.2014
We aren't short of high profile bad news this week; violence in the Ukraine, the trial of Oscar Pistorius in South Africa, head-butting...
Oscar Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Girlfriend

3.03.2014
Oscar Pistorius has pleaded not guilty to the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as his trial began in Pretoria, South Africa. The 27-year-old...

'Dead Women Are Not Entertainment'

Jessica Elgot  2.03.2014
Paddy Power has defended a controversial advert promoting bets on the Oscar Pistorius trial, with the Paralympic athlete accused of killing...
Oscar Pistorius Trial To Be Televised

Oscar Pistorius Trial To Be Televised

25.02.2014
A South African court has ruled that the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius can be televised. The trial of the Paralympic star, charged...