It has been announced that Laura Norton, who plays Kerry Wyatt in Emmerdale, has signed up to star in the popular ITV soap for another year.

Speaking to the Daily Star Sunday she said "I'm absolutely thrilled to be staying in Emmerdale for another year."

The 29-year-old is set to return to the show this week after she fled following the fire which led to her break-up with boyfriend, Andy.

She returns and sees Andy kissing her daughter Amy, played by Chelsea Halfpenny, which leads her to announced that she is pregnant with Andy’s baby.