As Tina lies motionless, a panicked Terry rushes out but bumps into Tommy. Thinking on his feet Terry insists he found her like this – Rick did it then phoned him to say he’d be next. At the hospital Tommy’s heartbroken as the doctors tell him the next 24 hours will be crucial. Tommy wants to go to the police, but Terry insists they’ve got to give Rick what he wants and they should ask Tyrone for money. Tommy tells Tyrone he needs a loan, but Tyrone knows this is all down to Terry.
Fed up with all the gossip Paul suggests to Eileen that they move away. Stunned Eileen insists it will never work as he can’t let go of Lesley and will never be truly focused on her. Suggesting he and Lesley move back home Eileen reveals she can’t go on like this. Desperate to prove he loves her Paul makes a shock decision and asks Eileen to marry him.
Sunita lets Karl into the flat and they quickly head for the bedroom. When they make their staggered return to the Rovers they lie to Stella.
Also, Kirsty makes an effort with the factory staff.