Strictly Come Dancing's Robin Windsor and The X Factor runner-up Marcus Collins have confirmed that they are in a relationship.

The pair are currently on a loved-up break in Venice, where they tweeted about their happiness together, according to the Daily Mirror.

Marcus, who came second on The X Factor in 2011, wrote: "HAPPIEST MAN ALIVE!!"next to a snap of the couple together in a gondola and added: "Literally drunk in love."

Professional dancer Robin tweeted: "Best day ever @MarcuscollinsUK."

The couple are said to have met last year and were pictured together at parties, but have only just gone public with their romance.

A spokesman for Marcus confirmed the relationship and that the pair are currently on a romantic winter break.