Robert Peston returns to BBC News

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Business Editor Robert Preston will return to BBC News this evening, after taking a leave of absence following the death of his wife to lung cancer.

Robert and his wife met when they were teenagers and had a brief relationship, which ended when he took a posting in Brussels.

They rekindled their relationship in the mid-90s after her first marriage – from which she has a son Simon – ended.

The couple married in 1998 and have a teenage son, Max.

Updated: Friday 28 September 2012