Pistorius trial: Week one round-up

  • 7 March 2014
  • From the section Africa

The trial of Oscar Pistorius started in Pretoria on Monday 3 March. The South African athlete is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in February 2013.

Here is how our reporters covered the big moments, via tweets and video reports, in the first week of the trial.

Day one - Monday 3 March

Image caption Reeva Steenkamp's family look on as Oscar Pistorius arrives for the opening day of his murder trial
Media captionOscar Pistorius trial day one: Key moments in 90 seconds

Day two - Tuesday 4 March

Image caption Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock with his head in his hands on day two of his trial
Media captionEstelle Van Der Merwe, a neighbour, said the row had lasted about an hour.

Day three - Wednesday 5 March

Image caption Oscar Pistorius arrives at the court in Pretoria for the third day of his trial
Media captionSouth Africa boxer Kevin Lerena describes restaurant gunshot incident

Day four - Thursday 6 March

Image caption Oscar Pistorius reacts to part of the evidence on the fourth day of his trial
Media captionWhat happened on day four of the Oscar Pistorius trial - in 60 seconds

Day five - Friday 7 March

Image caption Oscar Pistorius speaks quietly with his uncle Arnold on day five of his trial
Media captionEx-girlfriend Samantha Taylor: "He cheated on me with Reeva Steenkamp"