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Mercedes and Riley grow closer but will Mitzeee’s return scupper Mercedes’ dreams?

Doug’s friends persuade him to tell Ste how he feels but is Doug man enough to go through with it?

Worried about outstaying their welcome, Dodger and Dirk move out of Halls causing Will to question his loyalties.

Elsewhere, Barney is gutted when Ste is forced to sack him from the deli but can his friends persuade him not to quit university and leave Hollyoaks for good?