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Updates from Thursday, April 10

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel gave Oscar Pistorius a torrid time in the witness box on Thursday as the trial into Pistorius' shooting of Reeva Steenkamp continued.

The accused denies a charge of premeditated murder, but Nel attempted to prove Pistorius' account unreliable in relation to the events of Valentine's Day 2013, the night of Steenkamp's death.

Nel portrayed Pistorius as self-involved, reckless and unable to accept responsibility for his actions. He cast doubts over Pistorius' relationship with Steenkamp and highlighted several discrepancies in his version of events.

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Nel began by doubting Pistorius' relationship with Steenkamp, pointing out they never said "I love you" to one another. Nel suggested the Paralympian's whole life is only about him, per Sky News' Alex Crawford:

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