A knock at the door of Eric's flat brings bad news for Dee - her mother had died. When she confronts Eric he admits that he has been keeping letters and phone calls secret from her. The news is too much for Dee and she tells Eric she's leaving him. Jan gets a surprise visit form journalist Helen Ackroyd asking her to give her side of the story concerning the abduction of baby James, but she is terrified and hurries inside. Helen harasses Jan through the door, but Zak leaps to Jan's defence and tells Helen to go; even speaking into her tape recorder that he won't be responsible for his actions if she doesn't leave. Emma overhears a conversation between her mother Becky and Rachel. She is shocked to learn that her parents have split up. Jack offers Farmer Outhwaite a job at Emmerdale Farm.


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