Moate helper loses sentence appeal

One of the two men who helped gunman Raoul Moat during his shotgun rampage - which left a man dead and a police officer blinded – lost a bid to win a reduction in his “excessive” sentence today.

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Moat inquest to examine Taser use

A jury at the inquest of cornered killer Raoul Moat will consider whether police should have used unauthorised Taser weapons on the night, the UK coroner has said.

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Moat inquest continues

The police officers who fired Tasers at cornered killer Raoul Moat said today that one missed and the other had no effect.

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Fugitive Moat 'felt like King Kong'

Raoul Moat likened himself to King Kong and the Incredible Hulk while on the run from armed police.

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Shoot me, Moat urged police gunman

Cornered killer Raoul Moat told the first officer to confront him: “Shoot me, f****** shoot me” while holding a sawn-off shotgun to his head, an inquest into his death heard today

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Moat 'deliberately wound up by ex'

Raoul Moat’s ex-lover deliberately wound him up hours before he launched his murderous rampage, the killer’s best friend told an inquest today.

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Moat inquest hears telephone warnings

Gun maniac Raoul Moat warned his ex-girlfriend he was “going to go crazy” after she told him she wanted him out of her life, an inquest heard today.

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Life sentences for Raoul Moat henchmen

Life sentences for Raoul Moat henchmen

Two men who helped crazed gunman Raoul Moat during his shotgun rampage which left a man dead and a police officer blinded were jailed for life in the UK today.

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Raoul Moat's henchmen found guilty

Raoul Moat's henchmen found guilty

Two men were facing jail today after they were convicted of being gunman Raoul Moat's henchmen during his shooting spree.

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Mother tells of Moat shootings

A mother wept as she described the moment gunman Raoul Moat shot dead her daughter’s boyfriend today.

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Pair in court accused of helping gunman Moat

Two men will appear in court today accused of helping gunman Raoul Moat during his seven days on the run.

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Boss of Raoul Moat Taser firm 'commits suicide'

Boss of Raoul Moat Taser firm 'commits suicide'

The director of operations of the firm which supplied the Tasers used during the stand-off with gunman Raoul Moat has died in a suspected suicide, his firm said tonight.

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Taser firm loses licence over Moat police breaches

The company which supplied the Tasers used by police in the stand-off with gunman Raoul Moat has had its licence revoked, the British Home Office said today.

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Moat Taser gun was not licensed for police use

The company that supplied the Taser guns used by police in the stand-off with gunman Raoul Moat breached its licence, sources confirmed today.

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Locals angry as Moat ashes scattered near town

Residents of the town where where British murderer Raoul Moat ended his life were furious today after it emerged his ashes were scattered close by.

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Private family funeral for killer gunman

Family and friends gathered to pay tribute to fugitive killer Raoul Moat at his funeral today.

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Moat raped and beat me, says former girlfriend

The former girlfriend of Raoul Moat has said the gun killer raped her and beat her regularly.

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Policeman blinded by gunman Moat to leave hospital

The policeman blinded by gunman Raoul Moat was expected to leave hospital today as officers continued to question four people arrested on suspicion of helping the fugitive.

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Man arrested in Raoul Moat investigation

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in connection with the Raoul Moat investigation, police said today.

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Gunman's former girlfriend tells of shooting ordeal

The former girlfriend of killer Raoul Moat described today the “five minutes of hell” as he blasted her and her new boyfriend with a shotgun.

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Moat police 'excited' by arrival of Tasers

Police officers hunting for Raoul Moat were “excited” by the arrival of new Tasers just hours before they entered a stand-off with the fugitive gunman, it was reported today.

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Moat's ex discharged from hospital, sells story

The former girlfriend of gunman Raoul Moat has been discharged from hospital.

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Raoul Moat Facebook tribute page removed

A controversial webpage dedicated to gunman Raoul Moat on Facebook has been removed.

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Moat 'asked for psychological help'

Newcastle gunman Raoul Moat told social workers he wanted to see a psychiatrist in case he had a "problem", it emerged.

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No sympathy for Moat from Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said today that there should be no public sympathy for gunman Raoul Moat, describing him as a “callous murderer”.

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Blinded policeman relives Moat shooting ordeal

The British police officer injured by Raoul Moat has described how the gunman stared coldly into his eyes moments before he shot him in the face – leaving him blind.

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Two officers fired Taser gun at Moat, inquest hears

Two police officers fired Taser guns at Raoul Moat before he shot himself, an inquest opening heard today.

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Moat brother criticises police over stand-off

Angus Moat today criticised British police officers for refusing to allow him to talk to his younger brother Raoul during a tense six-hour stand-off with police which ended with his apparent suicide.

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Police face questions over Taser attack on gunman Moat

British police faced more questions today over their use of Tasers during the violent end to the stand-off with gunman Raoul Moat.

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Police face investigation over hunt for Moat

Police in England were tonight facing an investigation into their handling of the manhunt for Raoul Moat as further details of the tense six-hour stand off with the gunman emerged.

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Two tasers used in Moat stand-off

Two Taser stun guns were discharged during the stand-off with gunman Raoul Moat, the police watchdog said tonight.

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Police hoped to take Moat alive

Northumbria Police had hoped to be able to take Raoul Moat into custody alive, without any further bloodshed.

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Police fired stun gun during Moat's last stand

British police fired a Taser stun gun during the dramatic last stand by gunman Raoul Moat, Northumbria Police Temporary Chief Constable Sue Sim said today.

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Police 'fired Taser' in Moat stand-off

Police involved in a stand-off with Raoul Moat are understood to have fired a Taser stun gun, the Independent Police Complaints Commission, which is investigating his death, said.

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Moat 'may have used drains' to escape capture

Gunman Raoul Moat may have used a network of underground storm drains to evade capture from the police.

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Moat kills himself after six-hour stand-off

Gunman Raoul Moat killed himself overnight, after a six-hour stand-off with British police. It marked the end of a week-long manhunt.

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