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Coronation Street spoilers have promised yet another week of scandalous storylines, with a kidnapping plot and a heartbreaking funeral on the horizon.
Kicking things off, Nick Tilsley (Ben Price) faces every dad's worst nightmare when he learns his son has been kidnapped by evil Harvey's (Will Mellor) gang.
Nina Lucas (Mollie Gallagher) is devastated to learn Abi Franklin (Sally Carman) doesn't want her to attend young Seb's funeral, her grief mounting.
Johnny Connor (Richard Hawley) makes a welcome return, but his wife's flirtation with neighbour Ronnie Bailey (Vinta Morgan) threatens to throw a spanner in the works.
Elsewhere, Steve McDonald (Simon Gregson) spots sparks flying between his daughter Emma Brooker (Alexandra Mardell) and newcomer Curtis, hinting at romance to come.
Evelyn Plummer (Maureen Lipman) tries to wrangle money from boss Dev Alahan (Jimmi Harkishin), but her plan is spoiled when he catches her off-guard.
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Sam kidnap terror
Nick puts his son first and returns to Weatherfield, determined to track down Sam as his worries mount.
Sharon Bentley (Tracie Bennett) spots him going into Natasha Blakeman's (Rachel Leskovac) flat and informs Harvey, setting Nick up for disaster.
Meanwhile, Sam – kidnapped by Harvey's cronies – can be seen cowering in a van, hoping his dad will come to rescue him soon.
Nick climbs into the back of a taxi, only to realise the driver is one of Harvey's thugs, who orders him to force Leanne Battersby (Jane Danson) and Simon Barlow (Alex Bain) to retract their evidence.
When Natasha learns Sam has been kidnapped, she storms into the police station to tell them what happened, only for Shona Ramsey to suddenly intervene.
Shona pleads with Sam, pointing out if she grasses Harvey up, Sam's life will be plunged into even more danger.
Can Natasha and Nick manage to rescue their young son before it's too late?
Emma is chuffed when hunky newcomer Curtis offers to help her move barrels into the cellar, but Steve isn't impressed when he realises where he recognises him from.
Steve realises Curtis knocked him off his bike, and is rude to him at first, but after a heart to heart with Emma he changes his tune.
Curtis asks Steve for his help in practicing for an interview at the Bistro, explaining he hopes to make enough money to fund his training to become a doctor.
Emma swoons when she hears Curtis' career goals, and is chuffed for him when she hears he landed the job at the Bistro.
Steve clocks the sparks flying between the pair – is this the beginning of a beautiful romance?
When Evelyn learns Bernie Winter (Jane Hazlegrove) is working in the shop, she is peeved – and her mood only worsens when she slips on some salad dressing.
Miming intense pain, she threatens to sue Dev and Bernie for criminal negligence, leaving the shop boss in a panic.
Later she props up her leg and asks about compensation, as Dev begs her to reconsider.
Evelyn dishes out chores for an unhappy Bernie, but when Dev spots her hanging up her washing with no limp in sight, he points out she's clearly faking the injury.
Bernie vows to get revenge when she hears the truth, as Evelyn seethes over getting caught out.
Three's a crowd for Yasmeen Nazir (Shelley King), who tells Alya (Sair Khan) she is secretly sick of living with Cathy Matthews (Melaine Hill) and Elaine Jones (Paula Wilcox), wanting her own space back.
They discover a mouse in the house and all start to panic, only to learn Cathy has been hoarding junk in her room – enticing the rodent.
After they argue, Elaine decides to move away, and Cathy accepts the time has come for her to move back to her own house.
Elaine initially decides on leaving Weatherfield, but when she talks to her son, Tim Metcalfe (Joe Duttine) invites her to move in with himself and Sally Webster (Sally Dynevor).
Unfortunately, things get off to a rough start when Sally scolds Elaine for cooking Tim a high-calorie breakfast.
Has Elaine moved from one unhappy living situation to another?
While Johnny Connor spent time behind bars in the local prison, Jenny (Sally Ann Matthews) and Ronnie Bailey enjoyed a brief dalliance, though vowed to keep things under wraps.
Unfortunately, Daisy Midgeley, played by Charlotte Jordan, takes advantage of the situation, confronting Ronnie and informing him she knows everything that happened between them.
Later, she approaches Jenny and informs her Ronnie has agreed to help her out with her pyramid scheme, selling Double Glammy products.
Ronnie pretends to be enthusiastic, but Jenny immediately smells a rat and asks him for the truth.
When Jenny learns that Daisy tried to blackmail Ronnie, she confronts her and kicks her out of the house, insisting she moves out.
Daisy then tries to tug on Jenny's heartstrings, claiming she felt abandoned when her dad met his latest wife, casting his daughter aside – will Jenny listen to her head or her heart?
Later Jenny learns Sharon has decided to move home, and is going for a final drink with Gemma Winter (Dolly Rose Campbell) to say goodbye.
Jenny is suspicious over Sharon's change of heart, but her suspicion turns to panic when she spots her sitting at a table with Ronnie in the pub.
Chatting to the two with her husband by her side, Johnny realises he knows Sharon from prison, and points out he has never heard of the mentoring scheme that Sharon mentioned being a part of.
Jenny goes to Gary Windass (Mikey North) and asks him for dirt on Harvey, only for the pair to realise there is a connection between the drug boss and Sharon.
As Jenny decides what to do with the information, Sharon approaches her and threatens her, revealing she has clocked her chemistry with Ronnie.
Will Johnny find out what happened between Jenny and Ronnie, or can they keep their flirtation under wraps?
George Shuttleworth (Tony Maudsley) informs Nina that Seb's funeral is tomorrow, as it slowly dawns on her that Abi didn't invite her to the ceremony.
Nina realises Abi doesn't want her to come and say goodbye to Seb, feeling she is responsible for his untimely death.
Asha Alahan (Tanisha Gorey) discovers an upset Nina and tries her best to comfort her, sensing just how upset she is feeling.
Will Abi change her mind and extend the invitation to a grief-stricken Nina?
Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV.
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