The course of true love never did run smooth and nor will it for loved up couple Liam and Leyla this summer on ITV’s Emmerdale.

After a rollercoaster start to their romance, life and their relationship is finally back on track and all is looking promising as a wedding is being planned.

But the shock return of Liam’s ex, Bernice, is about to make life very complicated for this pair.

Bernice was last seen the night before her proposed wedding to Liam, when she dumped her devastated fiance and left hurriedly for Australia to look after her former husband, Charlie, who had been involved in an accident.

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Broken hearted Liam took time to recover and will be furious that Bernice is returning to Emmerdale, just as he’s finally happy and got his life together. And how will pregnant daughter Gabby feel about her unreliable mother being back in the Village? Just as she’s flourishing at Home Farm under the guidance of Kim Tate.

Emmerdale viewers will know that Bernice doesn’t do anything quietly so can they all coexist peacefully in this Yorkshire village? Or is there about to be some major fireworks?