EastEnders spoilers: Ian Beale wants Mel Owen back?

Ian returns from New Zealand and tries to make another go at it with his stunned ex-wife Mel...

Last updated: 10 March 2018 - 2.37pm

Ian is back from New Zealand and ready to make a fresh start - well, maybe not all that fresh as he seems to think his future includes one of the former Mrs Beales, Mel.

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She's stunned when he suggests giving their relationship another go, probably because their disastrous marriage ended when she walked out on him during the wedding reception. However, she's not the only potential obstacle to Ian's happiness as he discovers what Masood has been up to in the chippy.

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The Taylors get a blast from the past when Keegan's dad, Mitch, turns up. His son and Keanu may not be happy to see him, but Karen finds it harder to resist his charms. However, his return does lead to Keegan making a discovery about Keanu's biological father.

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Patrick takes a break from playing chess to chat online to a former lady friend in Trinidad, and when he wins a bet, it seems he may be able to afford to talk to her in person.

Meanwhile, Big Mo returns to the Square with some shocking news concerning Kat.