Police made around 250 arrests during the two day event
Police overseeing Europe's biggest street festival are hoping for a peaceful end to the Notting Hill Carnival today despite stabbings
More than one million revellers are expected to descend on the capital over the next two days for Europe's biggest street festival.
Kensington and Chelsea Council says it wants to strengthen the identity of the town centre, improve streets and public spaces and enhance the buildings and architecture.
Residents in Notting Hill are being given the chance to have their say on plans for a major makeover of the high street. A council consultation starting today will see three options to improve Notting Hill Gate. The proposals include:
- The demolition of two buildings known as the "ugly sister" tower blocks
- Narrowing the road
- Opening a museum or art gallery in the area
– Scotland Yard spokesman
Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to an address in Lansdowne Crescent shortly after 2.25pm on Monday October 29 following reports of an injured infant.
On arrival, officers found a two-year-old girl who was treated by paramedics and taken to a west London hospital. She was pronounced dead at 3.17pm.
A post-mortem at Great Ormond Street Hospital is scheduled to take place in due course.
The spokesman said a woman, believed to be the toddler's mother, was taken to hospital and treated for shock.
Officers from Kensington and Chelsea CID are investigating the incident. At this stage it is being treated as non-suspicious.
Scotland Yard said they were treating the toddler's death as non-suspicious and that a post-mortem examination was due to take place to establish how the little girl died.
Police are investigating the death of a toddler who was reportedly found dead inside her cot after becoming tangled in a blind cord.
The infant, aged two, was found at a luxury home in west London's Notting Hill on Monday. She was pronounced dead by paramedics less than an hour later.
Scotland Yard said they were treating the death as non-suspicious and that a post-mortem examination was due to take place to establish how the little girl died.
Four students have signed a deal to record five albums after a couple of music industry talent-spotters on a night out, heard them singing carols in a pub in Notting Hill.
A year on, their studies are on hold and their first album is of course out in time for this Christmas.
They are called The Penny Arcade Quartet. Paul Brand went to meet them.
Police have released CCTV pictures of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery at a bookmakers in Notting Hill.
It happened at around 7:20pm on Saturday at the William Hill on Golborne Road.
He threatened to shoot the cashier, intimating that he was in possession of a gun. When the cashier refused to hand over money, the suspect made off empty handed.
*Officers from the Flying Squad are investigating. Anyone with information that may assist police should call 020 8247 7948. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. *
Met Police say Europe's largest street festival, Notting Hill Carnival, passed off largely peacefully, despite around 250 arrests.
Four people were stabbed during the Bank Holiday weekend's festivities, which attracted around a Million visitors to the streets of west London.
Ria Chatterjee sent us this report.
It's a London tradition that goes back almost 50 years, but it was the younger genereration that took centre stage at today's Notting Hill Carnival. Thousands of revellers celebrated Children's Day, with more than a million people expected over the two day event.