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Pistorius to remain in custody

The Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is to remain in custody overnight after being charged with murder having allegedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria, South Africa. He will appear in court tomorrow.

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Police 'surprised' by burglar claims in Pistorius shooting

South African police were "very surprised" by the suggestion Reeva Steenkamp may have been mistaken for a burglar before she was shot dead at the home of Oscar Pistorius, a spokeswoman has said.

Brigadier Denise Beukes told reporters near the scene: "These allegations did not come from us."

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