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# UK Spending Review

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Stormont recalled from break for emergency debate on cutbacks
The Northern Irish assembly abrupts its mid-term break to discuss George Osborne’s £4bn cut to the Stormont budget.
Chancellor defends 'fair' spending cuts as welfare is slashed
Britain wakes up to a new era of austerity – but will the £81bn cuts save the economy, or hamper any growth?