Open organisers back police on pepper spray use
In a statement, the organisers of Notting Hill Carnival said they supported the police and urged them to keep the peace at all times in an event that attracts hundreds of thousands of revellers.
The statement said the event would be running on “neutral terms” following a complaint from a local business owner over a possible racist incident.
In response, organisers in the main Notting Hill Carnival area of west London슬롯 머신 issued an unreserved apology, said that police were aware of an incident and would take any further action as directed.
“We appreciate the police were aware of and made contact with us to advise us of this.
“The policing team is working closely with local authorities to ensure that any further incidents do not arise and the public are not deterred from attending Notting Hill Carnival.”
In addition, there was an additional “strong condemnation” from the Royal Family.
Royal family members who were on the show were issued with the required number of police protective vans and police cars and told to stay away from the streets near the carnival.
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Royal family members were issued with extra vans
Crowd Control said: “At no time were any members of the Royal Family approached by security officials nor asked for safety advice or safety measures.”
A spokesman added that authorities are “aware of some concern” raised by witnesses.
He said: “The Police Service Scotland (PS) attended the incident on the Saturday before the festival to report the circumstances and we are continuing with the investigation.
“We are in regular contact with officers from the Metropolitan police and will work with them to establish the full scope of this incident.”
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More on the unrest in Paris
Image copyright AFP Image caption Police officers have been deployed at large protests
The Paris Police statement comes as French authorities were deployed to large rallies on Saturday night.
More than 600,000 people turned out to oppose President Francois Hollande’s decision to extend and expand his unpopular anti-immigration law, which will go into effect on Sunday.
Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the centre of Paris to demand a referendum on the law.
Some of those turned out in support of Mr Hollande, whose popularity has been low and who has faced criticism in recent weeks for the unpopular legislation, which requires anyone seeking entr