'We don't hate Oscar': Father of Blade Runner's girlfriend speaks out for first time since her death and says 'we have no hate in our hearts'Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling ‘to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter’Reeva Steenkamp, 29, had been dating Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorious, a double-amputee known as the Blade Runner, since November She was shot dead in the early hours of Valentine’s Day at his gated mansion in Pretoria By Barbara Jones PUBLISHED: 22:56 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:09 GMT, 17 February 2013 Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling 'to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter' The father of the South African model allegedly murdered by Oscar Pistorius spoke movingly yesterday of his family’s grief – and said he bore the athlete no animosity. In an emotional interview with The Mail on Sunday, Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling ‘to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter’. Pistorius broke down in tears in court when he was formally charged with Reeva Steenkamp’s premeditated murder and Mr Steenkamp said: ‘He must be going through things that we don’t know about.
Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah quizzed by customs officials in 'terror bungle' at U.S. airportOlympic star accuses border guards of hauling him in for questioningLondon 2012 star blames their suspicions on his 'Somali origin'Said he received letter saying he was 'under investigation as terrorist threat'Revealed he was allowed to re-enter when his American coach intervened Farah previously moved to the U.S. to train before his Olympic glory | UPDATED: 08:38 GMT, 30 December 2012 British Olympic hero Mo Farah has revealed how he was quizzed by U.S
Who were you least likely to see topless this year A laugh-out-loud news quiz by Steve Punt of Radio 4's The Now Show8. What reached an all-time low in mid-SeptemberWho was the shock recipient of the Nobel Peace PrizeWhat French headline summed up Bradley Wiggins' popularity in FranceHarry Redknapp's Monaco bank account was held in whose name | UPDATED: 02:26 GMT, 29 December 2012 Quiz master: The Now Show's Steve Punt has come up with his own news quiz of 2012 1.
Three citizens killed in suicide bomber attack at a US military base in AfghanistanPolice say a guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomberThe Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman todayThe militant group says it sent a bomber to base in van full of explosivesThe guard stopped the driver at the gates of the base before he was killed | UPDATED: 13:47 GMT, 26 December 2012 A suicide bomber has killed three Afghan citizens in an attack at a US military base near the eastern city of Khost. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman in which police have said a local guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomber.
'I stopped eating, I could not sleep', Andrew Mitchell describes toll 'Plebgate' row took on himAndrew Mitchell has spoken of the pain he underwent as the controversy raged around him'I could not sleep. I also stopped eating,' he said.He revealed he was brushing his teeth when PM told him to quit | UPDATED: 01:09 GMT, 24 December 2012 Stress: Former chief whip Andrew Mitchell has spoken of the torment he underwent as the 'Plebgate' row raged on Andrew Mitchell says he stopped eating, lost a stone in weight and struggled to get out of bed as the ‘Plebgate’ storm raged. He would sit for hours, clutching his BlackBerry and fretting about the crisis in his career, according to his first account of the scandal.
Switzerland's latest Eurovision hope – a 94-year-old Salvation Army guitaristSwiss television viewers chose the Christian missionary group's rock tune You and Me to represent the country next yearLead guitarist Emil Ramsauer, 94, is proving a surprise hit with fans | UPDATED: 21:26 GMT, 16 December 2012 Previous Eurovision winners for the country have included the Queen of soft ballads Celine Dion.
'They killed my MI6 husband and more will die if Putin isn't stopped': The two chilling deaths of Russian nationals in Britain and the stories of the women they left behind | UPDATED: 13:04 GMT, 16 December 2012 Marina Litvinenko is used to people comparing her life to a plot from a John le Carr novel.
Family's heartbreak after losing second son to suicide in less than nine monthsJonathan Watson, 28, committed suicide at family home in StanmoreHis brother Matthew killed himself in March after splitting with girlfriendMother Caryn said the family was in 'complete shock'Said Jonny was schizophrenic and had 'struggled' since brother's death | UPDATED: 20:39 GMT, 14 December 2012 A family has been left devastated after losing a second son to suicide in less than nine months. Jonathan Watson, 28, known to friends as Jonny, was found dead at his home in the village of Stanmore, Hampshire, earlier this week. His older brother Matthew, 29, also committed suicide in March after splitting with his girlfriend.
North Korean historical institute 'declares it has discovered unicorn lair belonging to founder of ancient kingdom’ | UPDATED: 22:31 GMT, 30 November 2012 In yet another outlandish claim to come out of North Korea historians have allegedly announced that they have unearthed a unicorn lair. A report released by the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences claims that archaeologists discovered the lair of the mythical animal just outside a temple in the capital Pyongyang
Anger as Ryanair finally scrap unlawful 6 debit card fee… and introduce a blanket 6 'website admin fee' PLUS 2% credit card charge on the same day Ryanair will bring in a new 2 per cent credit card processing fee tomorrowNo-frills airline will also introduce an across the board 6 admin fee to cover 'website costs'In July company was told by Office of Fair Trading it could not charge a fee to debit card customersFlight bosses blame the new charges on the OFT – a claim the watchdog denies | UPDATED: 18:35 GMT, 29 November 2012 Budget airline Ryanair has imposed a new blanket 6 a head ‘website administration fee’ on its customers – plus a 2 per cent booking fee on those who pay by credit card