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Russia has carried out one of its largest air strikes on Ukraine since the war began. Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa were targeted with more than 80 rockets, including six hypersonic missiles – the most ever used in one attack. The assault left at least nine people dead and knocked out power at Europe’s largest nuclear plant. Sections of the HS2 railway will be delayed to save money, according to the BBC, specifically the stretches between Crewe and Manchester, and Crewe and Birmingham. The project’s cost has already ballooned to £71bn from a £33bn estimate in 2010. Singer Mae Muller has been chosen to represent the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool this May. The 25-year-old will perform I Wrote A Song, a catchy dance track about a cheating ex-boyfriend. Watch the full video here.