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Cockroach tells of ‘terrifying ordeal’ in restaurant shooting

A cockroach took the stand today to give evidence in the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius. The roach told a hushed courtroom how it lay cowering on the floor under a restaurant table while the defendant wielded a loaded gun, before firing a shot that narrowly missed the insect’s body but took off both of its rear legs.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2014
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Court grants Pistorius ‘cattle grid’ bail

The unprecedented bail condition was imposed by Magistrate Desmond Nair because he said Pistorius had the ability to ‘jump bail’.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2013
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Post-Olympic bike sales increase sees wheelchair manufacturers bracing themselves

Following on from the large increase in bike sales instigated by Team GB’s cycling success at the Olympics, wheelchair manufacturers are bracing themselves for increased production should British Wheelchair racers have a similar level of dominance at the Paralympics.

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Posted: Aug 26th, 2012
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Olympic security guards fail ‘trainers are OK’ test

‘It’s hard to get your head round these new rules allowing punters to wear trainers,’ said Darren Bull, a freelance bouncer.

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2012
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