Oscar Pistorius trial: Week two round-up

An image taken from the court pool TV via AP showing on screen a police photograph of Oscar Pistorius standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, which was shown to the court in Pretoria, at his murder trial Friday, March 14, 2014. The court has seen a police photo of Oscar Pistorius with his shorts covered in blood

The trial of South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for the alleged murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has completed its second week.

That is two-thirds of the time originally allotted to hear the case, but with a long list of witnesses yet to appear and a defence lawyer aggressively challenging the prosecution case every step of the way, it is thought it will be extended.

Here is how our reporters covered the week's big moments, via tweets and video reports.

Day six - Monday 10 March
Pumza Fihlani tweet After much deliberation the judge banned live broadcast of the post-mortem examination testimony
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Oscar Pistorius vomited as he heard testimony about his girlfriend's injuries

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Andrew Harding tweet Pathologist Gert Saayman said Reeva Steenkamp was shot three times, in the head, hip and arm
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A look back at the sixth day of the Oscar Pistorius trial

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Day seven - Tuesday 11 March
Andrew Harding tweet The defence team questioned a pathologist's finding that his girlfriend had eaten less than two hours before he killed her
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Darren Fresco told the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius that the athlete had a "big love" for guns

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Pumza Fihlani tweet Mr Fresco said that he had been with him on two occasions when a gun had been fired in public
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Andrew Harding reports from Pretoria.

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Day eight - Wednesday 12 March
The defence has challenged the prosecution case every step of the way The defence has challenged the prosecution case every step of the way
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Police Col Johan Vermeulen was asked to demonstrate hitting the door with a cricket bat

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Day nine - Thursday 13 March
The day's evidence focussed heavily on the bloody debris of Ms Steenkamp's violent death The day's evidence focussed heavily on the bloody debris of Ms Steenkamp's violent death
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Oscar Pistorius trial day nine: Key moments

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Oscar Pistorius threw up when shown pictures of his dead girlfriend's body It was a day of difficult evidence for everyone in the court
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While the court saw graphic photos of Reeva Steenkamp's body, Mr Pistorius was sick

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Day ten - Friday 14 March
The defence want to paint the police investigation as sloppy. On Friday, that was not as hard as it might be The defence want to paint the police investigation as sloppy. On Friday, that was not as hard as it might be
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Andrew Harding reports from the court, as it hears from the head of police who took charge of the crime scene

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Kate Forbes tweets about the missing watches It does not look good when police mislay - or steal - crime scene evidence either
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Col Van Rensburg said he was "very angry" when a ballistics expert handled a gun found at the crime scene "without gloves"

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Pistorius trial: Week one round-up

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