Live updates


"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.

Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images


Aerial video footage reveals scale of Notting Hill Carnival

Aerial video footage shot from a helicopter over London has revealed the scale of Notting Hill Carnival - Europe's biggest street festival.

Load more updates