Coronation Street will not be investigated by Ofcom after the soap attracted more than 200 complaints over the killing off of a gay character.
The broadcasting watchdog said it received 236 complaints over the death of Rana, who died on her wedding day to another woman.
Complaints suggested that the ITV soap's storyline was harmful to the LGBT+ community, by propagating the idea that gay relationships end in tragedy.
However, Ofcom has assessed the grievances and has chosen not to investigate. An Ofcom spokeswoman said: "
In the episode that aired on March 18, Bhavna Limbachia's character Rana died in a factory collapse shortly before she was supposed to marry Kate Connor, played by Faye Brookes.
Viewers were devastated over her death, which had been requested by the actress herself in order for the character to bow out of the show in a "fitting" way, with members of the LGBT+ community airing their upset.
Limbachia later told ITV's This Morning: