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Corrie's Faye to fall pregnant

'Coronation Street's Faye Windass is to fall pregnant.

The Weatherfield schoolgirl - who turned 12 on the show in March - will become the youngest parent in the soap's history in a shock new storyline.

While soap bosses know the plot will be controversial,it will be handled in a ''sensitive'' way.

A source told The Sun newspaper: ''This is bound to be a controversial storyline but the programme has a history of handling difficult subject matters in a sensitive and considerate way.''

Faye, who is played by 13-year-old Ellie Leach, has been a show regular since being adopted by Anna Windass 2011 and has been seen going off the rails, with her antics including stealing a handbag, tormenting brain-damaged Nick Tilsley, and returning home from a bowling party drunk.

It has not yet been revealed who will be the father of the young mum's baby.

The new plot comes after the ITV soap saw Sarah-Louise Platt give birth when she was just 13 years old in an equally controversial storyline 14 years ago.

'Hollyoaks' previously broadcast a storyline featuring a 12-year-old mother and father.

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