Denmark announced a new 1.7 billion crown ($247.4 million) military aid package for Ukraine on Thursday and made an urgent appeal to allies to step up donations to help the country in its war with Russia. The package will bring total donations by Denmark to Ukraine to 33.3 billion crowns since Russia's invasion two years ago. The NATO member has been a staunch supporter of Ukraine and is among the biggest contributors of military aid relative to the size of its economy.
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A top filmmaker has claimed British soaps such as 'EastEnders' and 'Coronation Street' could be written by artificial intelligence (AI) within the next three years, but he insisted they will not be as "polished" as TV shows produced by humans.