Jonny  Baxter (Ray Quinn) previously attacked a stranger called Shahid outside a football match and has since been whipping up racist hatred.

Up until now Ste was unaware of Jonny’s involvement with the far-right extremist group being led by Jonny’s friend Stuart Sumner (Chris Simmons), but when he recognizes  Shahid, he wants to know what exactly Jonny and Stuart did to him.

Stuart confesses that he and the lads beat up Shahid the other week but lies to him and says it was because Shahid was part of a gang who was goading them.

A cunning Stuart soon has Ste on board and the men decide to call the takeaway where Shahid works only this time it’s Shahid’s brother, Amir, who turns up on his motorbike.

Amir confronts the gang about why they beat up his brother

As tensions flare between Stuart, Jonny and Amir, is another vicious fight about to break out?

Elsewhere, Mercedes McQueen (Jennifer Metcalfe) tries to distract Prince (Malique Thompson Dwyer) who is utterly broken following his wife Lily’s death. She books him a hair appointment but when Prince arrives at the salon, Jesse Donovan (Luke Jerdy)  is out so it’s  brother Liam (Jude Monk McGowan) who steps in.

Mercedes and Goldie warn trouble-maker Liam to stay away from Prince but will Liam take any notice?

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James Nightingale comes up with plan to get Romeo out of prison

Plus James Nightingale (Gregory Finnegan) has been desperate to free his son, Romeo Quinn (Owen Warner) from prison but is fast running out of ideas. His mother Marnie (Lysette Anthony) tells him he needs to pin the blame on someone else and the pair come up with an idea for helping Romeo when they suddenly spot Cindy Cunningham (Stephanie Waring). What are they going to ask Cindy to do?

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4