June Steekamp (centre), the late Reeva Steenkamp’s mother is seen prior to the appeal by the state against Pistorius man slighter charges at the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein, South AfricaPhotograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Pool

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal is considering whether to convict Oscar Pistorius of murder for killing his girlfriend, uphold a lower court’s (...)

Oscar Pistorius during his trial in Pretoria. Pistorius will be released on parole next week after serving one year of his five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Photograph: Daniel Born/AFP/Getty Images

Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole on October 20th, about a year after he was sentenced to five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenka(...)

The parole hearing of Oscar Pistorius has been postponed, according to his family’s spokeswoman. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/AFP/Getty Images/File Photo

A parole hearing to decide if Oscar Pistorius should be let out of jail before serving his full five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva St(...)

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp  have  criticised the verdict in the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius. Photograph: Reuters

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp have for the first time criticised the verdict in the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius. “What act(...)

The South African prosecution authority confirmed today it would file an appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius last month.

The South African prosecution authority confirmed today it would file an appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence han(...)

 Oscar Pistorius talks to his defence team in Pretoria High Court today. Photograph:  Herman Verwey/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images

A social worker has recommended against a prison sentence for athlete Oscar Pistorius over the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Defence witn(...)

Reeva Steenkamp’s father, Barry Steenkamp, glances at Oscar Pistorius  in the High Court in Pretoria yesterday. Photograph: Getty Images

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was yesterday cleared of all murder charges over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but judge Thokozile Masipa s(...)

Oscar Pistorius was at the VIP Room in Johannesburg on Saturday night  when he got into an argument about his murder trial with another man. Photograph: Alon Skuy/Getty Images

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius got into a row about his trial while out at a nightclub, his spokeswoman has confirmed.The 27-year-old Olympic and Para(...)

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted out of North Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria, South Africa, after another day of his ongoing trial in which he is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Photograph: Ishaan Haffejee/EPA.

The defence team for Oscar Pistorius plans to close its case after its last witness completed his testimony at the murder trial today, a lawyer said.T(...)

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock during his murder trial at the High Court in Pretoria today. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/EPA

Oscar Pistorius is severely traumatised after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will become an increasing suicide risk unless he continues to get(...)