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Notting Hill Carnival went ahead over one of the coldest and wettest bank holidays on record. There were 261 arrests over the two day event and two police officers were hurt as violence overshadowed the second day of the west London carnival.

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£300,000 worth of drugs seized in flat raid

Drugs worth around £300,000 that police believe were destined to be sold at the Notting Hill Carnival have been seized during a raid at an address in Lewisham.

At about 10.30am yesterday, officers involved in the Notting Hill Carnival policing operation raided a flat in Broadfield Road.

In the basement, officers found a suitcase containing what is suspected to be 3-4kg of crack cocaine.

Four people - a man and a woman aged in their mid 30s, second man aged 19 and a third man aged 51 - were arrested at the address on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.

All four are currently in custody.

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