Today’s top headlines from The Telegraph

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1. Exclusive: France and Germany evaded arms embargo to promote weapons to Russia

France and Germany armed Russia with €273 million (£230 million) of army {hardware} now seemingly being utilized in Ukraine, an EU evaluation shared with The Telegraph has revealed.

They despatched tools, which included bombs, rockets, missiles and weapons, to Moscow regardless of an EU-wide embargo on arms shipments to Russia, launched within the wake of its 2014 annexation of Crimea. Read the complete story.

2. Boris Johnson braces for second advantageous over Downing Street ‘bring your own booze’ backyard get together

Boris Johnson is braced to obtain an additional “partygate” advantageous after it emerged that Scotland Yard had begun issuing sanctions to attendees of a Downing Street “bring your own booze” occasion.

The Prime Minister has already admitted that he was on the gathering which came about within the backyard of Number 10 on 20 May 2020, for round 25 minutes, however has mentioned he “believed implicitly that this was a work event”. Read the complete story.

3. Prince Louis follows household’s sporting footsteps as he takes up cricket in fourth birthday portraits

His older brother is a devoted soccer fan, his mom is dedicated to tennis and his father might be discovered singing lustily from the Welsh rugby terraces.

Prince Louis, it seems, is following in his household’s sporting footsteps as he finds his personal love of cricket. Read the complete story.

4. Portugal to deal with British travellers as EU residents at borders to chop airport queues

Portugal has damaged ranks to turn into the primary EU nation to defy Brexit by treating British holidaymakers the identical as EU residents at its borders.

The Portuguese authorities has opened its e-gates to British travellers, enabling them to be fast-tracked seamlessly with out having to queue for hours for guide checks, as beforehand required beneath Brexit. Read the complete story.

5. Queen’s property faces authorized battle over Libyan ‘Elgin Marbles’

The Crown Estate faces a lawsuit over the Libyan “Elgin Marbles” in Windsor Great Park.

Lawyers appearing for Libya have mentioned that “nothing is off the table” within the try and have 2000-year-old columns returned from Windsor to the traditional web site of Leptis Magna, close to Tripoli. Read the complete story.

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