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Police officers assaulted at Notting Hill Carnival

Two police officers was hurt as violence overshadowed the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival.

A man has been arrested for affray after the officers were hospitalised in one of a series of violent incidents over the weekend.

Some 7,000 police officers were on control to "facilitate a safe and vibrant carnival".

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Rain fails to dampen spirits at the Notting Hill Carnival

Grey skies and rain could not dampen the colour as the Notting Hill Carnival wound its way through the streets of west London.

Participants get ready for the start of the Notting Hill Carnival. Credit: PA
A float makes its way through the streets of Notting Hill. Credit: PA
Drummers march at the rain swept Notting Hill Carnival. Credit: PA

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