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Britain will give £1bn to Ukraine to boost its war effort, Boris Johnson announced this morning, almost doubling the £1.3bn already provided. Downing Street says the money will fund a “new phase” in Kyiv’s war effort, giving it the tech needed to drive Vladimir Putin’s troops out. “Saducanu,” says Metro, after Emma Raducanu crashed out of Wimbledon in the second round. Andy Murray is also heading home, in his earliest-ever exit from the competition. “Achtung, surrender!” says The Times: the UK’s longest-running war comic, Commando, is binning chauvinistic content. Historically full of “plucky British soldiers and lantern-jawed Americans” overcoming enemies who say little more than “Gott im Himmel!” and “Aieee!”, the comic will replace the stereotypes with more “nuanced and compassionate depictions of wartime life”.