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Hit-and-run in Hounslow

One woman has died and another has suffered life-changing injuries following a hit-and-run incident in Hounslow yesterday morning.

The driver of a black Range Rover was arrested shortly afterwards.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward with any information.

"Serious safety risk" at Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival is becoming a serious safety risk because of overcrowding and violence, according to a report from the London Assembly.

The new report says that the carnival has reached a "tipping point" and that changes have to be made.

Police reported an increase in serious violence and people being injured with weapons following last year's carnival.

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Man, 30, fighting for his life after street attack

A 30-year-old man is fighting for his life after being attacked in the street.

The police cordon in Blackheath. Credit: @SAwoberu

The victim is in a critical condition after being assaulted in Blackheath, south east London in the early hours of August 28.

A cordon is likely to remain in place for the rest of the day while police officers investigate the attack, which happened at about 12.45am.

Part of the village has been closed to traffic and pedestrians and bus routes have been diverted.

Worshippers at a nearby church prayed for the victim and his family and friends during mass.

Officers from Greenwich CID continue to investigate.

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