Nicola wants to hoodwink Jimmy into signing over half of the business to Charity. Jimmy is invited to the police station for questioning but he is delighted, as at last things seem to be moving. But his excitement is premature as soon Nicola’s in total shock when Jimmy returns and reveals he is being charged with death by dangerous driving.

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Meanwhile, at the scrapyard, Charity makes it clear to Mack she’ll be in charge from now on and Aaron is suspicious of what Mack and Charity are up to. Before long Jimmy finds out what has been going on behind his back and fuming he confronts Charity who calmly tells him it’s Nicola he needs to talk to. When he gets to the scrapyard, Jimmy’s shocked to discover his wife is the one who came up with the idea.

At home just as Jimmy and Nicola’s row reaches boiling point, Juliette appears and Jimmy kicks her out of the house. As he harangues Juliette in the street Carl watches from his bedroom window.

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The next morning it’s clear Carl is suffering from all the upset. Nicola pleads with Jimmy for them to pull together but she’s left utterly floored when he makes a declaration.

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Emmerdale these scenes from Monday 26 April on ITV.