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"It is with great sadness that we can confirm that Robert Peston's beloved wife Sian Busby has passed away after a long illness. Our thoughts are with him and his family at this tragic time.

"Robert will take a short leave of absence from the BBC to return at a later date. We ask that you respect his and his family's privacy at this difficult time."



Robert Peston Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

How Scotland can avoid a credit crunch

Bankers tell me that George Osborne, Mark Carney and Alex Salmond can ward off a serious credit crunch in Scotland if Scots vote for independence

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