Man critical after being stabbed at Notting Hill Carnival

A 20 year old man remains in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed during the Notting Hill Carnival.

It happened in Ladbroke Grove yesterday evening. The victim was stabbed in the back, in one of three separate serious incidents involving teenagers.

A 14-year-old boy was slashed with a sharp object in Golborne Gardens while a 16-year-old girl was also treated. Despite the incidents, police say celebrations in west London have been largely peaceful.

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Notting Hill Carnival

More than one million revellers are expected to descend on the capital over the next two days for Europe's biggest street festival - the Notting Hill Carnival.