LAUREL and Jai make the heartbreaking decision to terminate their pregnancy in a special four-hander episode this week in Emmerdale.
Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening in the Dales this week…
Harriet fears Malone’s body will be uncovered if they don’t move itCredit: ITV
1. Harriet’s secret is threatened
Harriet is horrified when she bumps into a woman called Jean in the graveyard, who reveals she’s the daughter of a man buried beneath Malone.
Jean adds that she’s planning on exhuming her father’s body – much to Harriet’s dismay.
Harriet grows certain that all this fuss will lead to Malone’s body being discovered and tells Will that something has to be done.
Dawn collapses and is given a potentially fatal diagnosisCredit: ITV
2. Dawn collapses
Emmerdale has revealed that disaster will then strike again when Dawn drops unconscious.
Matters are made worse when she’s given a potentially devastating diagnosis.
What’s the matter with Dawn?
Aaron overhears Paddy talking about a surprise Christmas wedding for ChasCredit: ITV
3. Paddy plans a surprise wedding
Aaron overhears an excited Paddy and Marlon conspire together.
Aaron is shocked to hear that Paddy is planning on marrying his mum Chas at Christmas.
But will it all go smoothly or could more heartbreak be in store for Paddy?
Meena plays the hero after taking Rishi’s pillsCredit: ITV
4. Meena puts Rishi in danger
Viewers will see Rishi slumped against his steering wheel after accidentally driving off the road.
When he wakes up, he tries to call Manpreet to tell her his pills weren’t in the car.
Meanwhile, Manpreet starts to worry about where Rishi has got to, but can’t find her phone.
Meena then plays the hero as she tracks Rishi down and rescues him.
But viewers will later see that Meena took Manpreet’s phone and Rishi’s pills so she could ingratiate herself with Manpreet.
Rhona is left hurt and angry after a conversation with Laurel and JaiCredit: ITV
5. Rhona is horrified by Laurel and Jai
Laurel and Jai head home reeling after a CVS test reveals their baby has Down’s syndrome.
Later, Rhona notices something is bothering Laurel, and encourages her to open up.
Laurel comes clean to Rhona about what’s happening, but it’s not long before Rhona gets hurt and angry at their conversation.
6. Laurel and Jai make a heartbreaking decision
The next day, Laurel and Jai continue to struggle to make their decision.
They are torn when they overhear Marlon and Rhona reminiscing about their son Leo and what joy he’s brought into their lives.
Later, Jai and Laurel discuss all the factors, but realise they’re both united in a silent agreement to terminate the pregnancy.
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