The Metropolitan Police confirmed this morning they arrested 152 people around the Notting Hill Carnival yesterday. A spokesman said:
This is broadly in line with what we expected. To give you an idea, on Bank Holiday Monday last year we made 172 arrests
Revellers at the Notting Hill Carnival this year enjoyed sunshine, music and a heavy police presence. Police arrested more than 200 people.
Hundreds of thousands of revellers will flock to Notting Hill Carnival today.
Europe's biggest street festival has hit the capital with exotic dancers, vibrant music and Caribbean food livening up London.