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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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PICTURES: crack cocaine seized in police raid

Credit: Metropolitan Police

The Metropolitan Police have released these images of bags of crack cocaine seized during a raid in Lewisham on Sunday morning. The drugs, with an estimated street value of £300,000, were thought to be intended for sale during the Notting Hill Carnival.

Credit: Metropolitan Police

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