John Lennon was an English musician who gained worldwide fame as one of the founders of The Beatles, for his subsequent solo career, and for his political activism and pacifism. He was shot by Mark David Chapman at the entrance of the building where
The Beatles' John Lennon: Liverpool son remembered by the ECHO on 34th anniversary
George Osborne warned that spending on state benefits had to be curbed to protect other departments from deeper cuts. Welfare costs would consume a third of all public spending if nothing were done, the Chancellor said.