My absence

Please forgive my radio silence.

I have been a bit unwell, and recovery has been slow and meandering. I would hope to be back here during the course of March.

Robert Peston, economics editor Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

Half a cheer for depression's end

On Friday we will have either the most symbolically important or the most pointless economic event of recent times, when the depression in Britain caused by the banking crisis is finally declared officially over.

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