• Catherine Tyldesley responds to freebie row

    Catherine Tyldesley and her Coronation Street bosses have addressed accusations that the actress and colleagues unlawfully promoted products on Twitter. Channel 4 programme Dispatches allegedly filmed an undercover sting in which they offered stars bogus free products to see whether they would accept and promote them. Coronation Street vehemently denied any wrongdoing, saying, "Cast members responded to tweets sent directly to them by some brands to say thank you. "Contrary to the allegations which have been made, they didn't receive free gifts in return for tweeting or indulge in any kind of unlawful marketing promotion."   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Catherine herself hinted at the