Stella continues to look through Karl's bank statements becoming more and more angry at the unfolding mess. Tommy thanks Tina for dragging him to the funeral. Tina comforts him and suddenly has the urge to kiss him but the mood is broken by the arrival of Jason. Karl returns to the Rovers to find Stella and Eva have been through his finances. Karl is forced to admit that he's got a gambling problem and he staged the break-in and stole the money from the safe. Peter and Leanne attend a counselling session to talk about custody of Simon. They end up rowing in front of the counsellor and Peter storms out. Karl promises Stella that he'll sort out his financial mess but Stella's furious that he's gambled away everything they had. In front of a pub full of customers, she throws him out. Stella asks all the customers to leave. She closes the pub and breaks down. Eva tries to comfort her. Sunita finds Karl sitting on the bench outside the salon feeling sorry for himself. She takes him back to No.7. Karl's grateful and pays her back the £300 he borrowed explaining he had a win. Carla tells Peter about Sally's offer to buy into the business. Carla reckons that it would solve their financial problems and allow them to hire a decent lawyer to fight to keep Simon. Peter's grateful for her support. Tina and Tommy finally declare their love for each other and Tommy ushers her into the flat. Sunita vows to help Karl break his gambling habit and insists that he stays the night on the sofa. Tommy and Tina, all loved-up, agree that although it took ages to get together it was worth the wait.


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