Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius wipes his nose as he sits in the dock ahead of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
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Pistorius and Steenkamp were 'loving couple', says lawyer

The lawyer of Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete accused of murdering his girlfriend, has denied claims the couple were unhappy.

Barry Roux emphasised that among hundreds of "loving" text messages, only four showed signs of arguments.

Mr Pistorius denies deliberately shooting Reeva Steenkamp last February, saying he thought she was an intruder.

Andrew Harding reports from Pretoria.

  • 25 Mar 2014
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