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Oscar Pistorius murder trial

article 16 April 2014 World, South Africa
Oscar Pistorius murder trial - latest updates
Oscar Pistorius is hugged by a supporter outside court (R)

Oscar Pistorius stands trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in South Africa's trial of the century. Follow Channel 4 News for the latest updates from Pretoria.

article 07 April 2014 World, South Africa
Make-or-break for Pistorius as he testifies in court
Oscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria, South Africa, on 24 March (Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius has taken the stand in the Reeva Steenkamp murder trial. How he performs will either make or break the case for him. Debora Patta takes stock of events in court so far.

article 24 March 2014 World, South Africa
Pistorius v his neighbours - clickable graphic
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Three weeks in, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has already heard key evidence from prosecution witnesses. Check out our interactive graphic to compare Pistorius's account with his neighbours'.

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article 15 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Oscar Pistorius trial: 'You armed yourself to kill Reeva'

The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ends his five-day cross-examination of the double amputee, with a summary of how he shot Reeva Steenkamp, insisting he killed her deliberately.

video 14 April 2014 World, South Africa

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Pistorius told: 'You're trying to be emotional' - video

At the trial of the South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, prosecuting counsel Gerrie Nel accuses the "blade runner" of tailoring his evidence to escape conviction. Debora Patta reports from Pretoria.

article 11 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Pistorius 'knew Reeva was behind toilet door' when he fired

In another tough day of cross-examination, Gerrie Nel - "the bulldog" - claims Oscar Pistorius knew Reeva Steenkamp was behind the toilet door when he shot her dead on Valentine's Day last year.

article 10 April 2014 World, South Africa
Gerrie Nel and Oscar Pistorius (R)
Oscar Pistorius admits 'no reason' to shoot

Gerrie "the bulldog" Nel accuses Oscar Pistorius of being a self-obsessed bully who blamed Reeva for any problems and forces Pistorius to admit that he had no reason to shoot.

article 09 April 2014 World, South Africa
The chief prosecutor pulls no punches, forcing Oscar Pistorius to look at photos of Reeva Steenkamps bloodied head, as the cross-examination begins.
by 'You killed Reeva Steenkamp': Pistorius grilled in court

The chief prosecutor pulls no punches, forcing Oscar Pistorius to take responsibility for killing Reeva Steenkamp and to look at photos of her bloodied head, as the feisty cross-examination begins.

video 09 April 2014 World, South Africa

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Oscar Pistorius: 'I will try not to lie' - video

Oscar Pistorius: "I made a mistake." Chief Prosecutor: "You killed a person, didn't you?" The cross-examination begins, with Gerrie Nel, nick-named "the bulldog", in fighting form.

article 08 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Pistorius: 'Before I knew it, I had fired four shots'

Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court, sobbing uncontrollably, as he recalls "the moment everything changed" - when he fired four shots through the toilet door, killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.