The Pistorius family are sitting in front of a group of photographers. Oscar's father has shown composure and dignity. His son may be used to this, but he is not.
Understandably, Oscar's brother Carl looks very anxious. He leans forward and stares ahead as cameras flash.
More top news
Angela Merkel is shaping up to win a fourth term as German chancellor - extending her 12-year stay at the top of the Bundestag.
Cambridge once again beat rival Oxford in the Good University Guide league table while Lancaster was named university of the year
A band of cloud and patchy rain, occasionally heavy, will move across western parts during the day.