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Met intelligence for Notting Hill

Police officers with an uncanny ability to remember hundreds of offenders' faces will be used for the first time at this year's Notting Hill Carnival.

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Raids to pre-empt Carnival trouble

Police have carried out a series of raids, ahead of this weekend's Notting Hill Carnival, in an attempt to combat potential trouble makers. One hundred and twelve people have been arrested for offences including robbery, theft and drugs possession.

Officers have also seized several firearms, £4, 000 in cash and a Porshe. The focus has been to target gangs and other criminals intent on causing trouble at the carnival.

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