Oscar Pistorius was not unable to control himself or understand the consequences of actions the night he killed Reeva Steenkamp, a court has heard.
Oscar Pistorius's lawyer says the athlete's defence in his trial for Reeva Steenkamp's murder could end next week.
Oscar Pistorius is back in court for Reeva Steenkamp's murder. After ending on a low note last month, his lawyer is expected to call a new witness.
Advocates say little can be done when clients are determined to do themselves in. On the scale of accused gone bad, Oscar Pistorius barely registers.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has asked Oscar Pistorius why he never mentioned anything about the toilet door slamming in his bail application or plea.
If the accused intended to kill A rather than B but did kill B, murder could be a competent verdict.
An unusual defence and the evidence he volunteered will likely see Oscar Pistorius face five lines of questioning with varying degrees of discomfort.
A tearful Oscar Pistorius has taken the stand in his trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, and has apologised to her family for her death.
The court has heard Oscar Pistorius's phone history, which focused particularly on the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed.
The Oscar Pistorius trial has presented a conundrum for the country's best journalists, as they've been sucked into the hype, writes Verashni Pillay.