Notting Hill Carnival

So Just How Would Those Who Criticise The Met And Its Officers Police Carnival?

Chris Hobbs | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK
Chris Hobbs

And so it is over for another year. Doubtless, in what seems the blink of eye, the 2018 Notting Hill Carnival will be with us and again it'll give tho...

The Dancing Police Officer At Notting Hill Carnival is Just Brilliant

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK

Notting Hill Carnival has delivered an unlikely social media star in the from of a dancing police officer throwing some sick shapes and earning the re...

Notting Hill Carnival Pays Emotional Tribute To Grenfell Tower Victims

HuffPost UK | George Bowden | Posted 02.09.2017 | UK

Revellers at this weekend’s Notting Hill Carnival have paid their respects to those killed in the nearby Grenfell Tower disaster. A large crowd, inc...

Notting Hill Carnival 2017 Dates, Route Map And How To Get There

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.08.2017 | UK

London’s bank holiday summer street party The Notting Hill Carnival will be going ahead as planned this year on August 27-28. The two-day party has ...

Is Notting Hill Carnival Treated Unfairly By The Press And Police?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.08.2017 | UK

The sensitivities around hosting the Notting Hill Carnival in the same borough as Grenfell Tower has dominated coverage in the lead-up to Saturday’s...

Police Hit Back At Stormzy Over Carnival Violence That Almost Killed Four People

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK

Police have hit back at Stormzy for criticising them over linking Notting Hill Carnival to a series of raids this week, saying that last year four peo...

Innocent Until Proven Guilty - Not When It Comes To Your Face

Renate Samson | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK
Renate Samson

Facial recognition sounds fairly benign. Right now you are probably visualising a policeman watching 100's of television screens showing CCTV images looking out for known criminals lingering in the crowd. Well, that might have been the case in the past, but with this technology the process is automated by an intelligent computer programme.

How To Recreate Our Fave Celeb Looks For Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Style

Notting Hill Carnival is marching in over the bank holiday weekend (26 August), so we thought we’d provide you with a little outfit inspo. Sure you ...

Calls For Latimer Road Station To Be Shut During Notting Hill Carnival To Avoid Trouble Around Grenfell

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK

Residents living just metres from Grenfell Tower are worried that the Notting Hill Carnival will attract troublemakers to their homes and are urging T...

Clara Amfo Nails Why People Are Wrong To Criticise Stormzy Over Notting Hill Carnival Tweets

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo has spoken out in support of Stormzy, who was one of many Twitter users to criticise a post from the Metropolitan Police on Mond...

Met Police Mocked Over Notting Hill Carnival Drugs Tweet With Details Of Unrelated Events

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK

The Metropolitan Police faced a backlash on Tuesday after it tweeted to link a drugs crackdown in south London with this weekend’s Notting Hill Carn...

Notting Hill Carnival 2017 Dates, Route Map And How To Get There

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.08.2017 | UK

The Notting Hill Carnival - London’s bank holiday summer street party will be going ahead as planned this year on August 27-28. Held every August si...

Stormzy Asks If Police Only Carry Out Raids For 'Black Events' After Notting Hill Carnival 'Drug Bust'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK

MePolice have been criticised for linking the Notting Hill Carnival to a series of raids officers launched across London on Tuesday to preemptively ...

Notting Hill Carnival To Come To A 'Standstill' In Memory Of Grenfell Victims

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK

Organisers behind the Notting Hill Carnival want to bring the annual celebration to a “standstill” in memory of those who died in the Grenfell Tow...

Notting Hill Carnival To Hold Minute's Silence In Memory Of Grenfell Victims

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

A minute’s silence will be held during this year’s Notting Hill Carnival to remember the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed the liv...

Free Things To Do With Your Kids In London And The UK This August

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Parents

Going out with the kids during the summer holidays doesn’t have to cost a fortune. While family tickets for the big name festivals can be expensive,...

Stormzy Shuts Down Minister Accused Of 'Using Grenfell' To Move Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Politics

Minister for London Greg Hands stands accused of “using the Grenfell tragedy” to try and shift the Notting Hill Carnival out of west London. Hand...

This Is The 'Truth' About The Notting Hill Carnival

Grant Feller | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK
Grant Feller

This is the 'hidden' agenda that lies behind the race to knock Carnival off the streets on which it was born and into some soulless central London park. Another nail in the coffin for the capital city's rich tapestry of working class and immigrant-led heritage. Let them eat plantains, just not on my newly-painted doorstep.

Notting Hill Carnival Is A Vital Celebration Of Black Culture - Let's Keep It That Way

Checan Laromani | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK
Checan Laromani

The fact that Notting Hill is always measured by its crime rate in the first place is evidence of the biased and discriminatory way in which black culture's value is measured in the UK. Not Glastonbury, or no other public event of such standing gets judged in the same manner.

Notting Hill Carnival Could Result In 'Hillsborough Scale Tragedy' Sadiq Khan Is Warned

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

A ‘Hillsborough’ scale tragedy’ could occur at London’s Notting Hill Carnival an official report has warned following last year’s event wher...

The Police: Notting Hill Carnival Heroes Or Racist Oppressors?

Chris Hobbs | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Perhaps the biggest, almost unnoticed compliment paid to the police came as the popular Rampage sound system was closing. The DJ's, who had exercised a remarkable degree of control over a large and boisterous crowd, put a 'shout out' for the officers of the Metropolitan Police. Praise indeed.

Notting Hill Carnival And The Purge

Maria Khan | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK
Maria Khan

A few days before the carnival, I was warned that I should possibly get out of the neighbourhood with my young daughter. "It's going to get dirty and there is a lot of violence...shops are locked down," said a stranger waiting behind me at Gails. "You're better off going somewhere safe." I was curious to face the looming carnival and coming out alive.

24 Flawless Notting Hill Carnival Queens

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Style

Notting Hill Carnival sees the streets of west London filled with the feather crowns and bejewelled bikinis of our dreams, and the 2016 festivities di...

Lily Allen Responds To Binge Drinking Collapse Claims

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Entertainment

Lilly Allen has responded to claims she collapsed after binge drinking at Notting Hill Carnival, after pictures of her were published in The Sun showi...

Stabbings And Arrests Blight Family Day At Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.08.2016 | UK

Five people were stabbed and more than 300 people arrested at the 2016 Notting Hill Carnival. Police seized more than 150 canisters of nitrous oxide f...