Coronation Street stars enjoying real life romance!

The pair have just confirmed they're an item

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Corrie stars Rob Mallard (Daniel Osbourne) and Daniel Brocklebank (Billy Mayhew) have confirmed they are dating.

Having attended numerous events together recently, they made their official red carpet debut at the LGBT Awards last Friday night.

The pair’s paths have never crossed on screen, but it seems romance blossomed off it when Rob helped Daniel put up some shelves.

Confirming their union on Twitter, Daniel said: “It’s true! @Rob_Mallard only came round to put some shelves up & it went from there… #LoveIsInTheAir [sic]”

Rob retweeted the comment and added one of his own to his twitter feed:

“Thanks for all of the kind comments! I have indeed bagged the ‘notorious’ @Dan_Brocklebank (batteries not included).”

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Fans were quick to congratulate them on their happy news, with one commenting: “So happy for you” and another adding: “I think you’re already my favourite couple ever!”

A source told The Mirror that: “Daniel was instantly attracted to Rob when he joined the cast.

“They got on really well and quickly developed feelings for each other. The cast love having them together on social occasions, there’s definitely real chemistry there.”

Both boys are involved in their fair share of drama on the cobbles at the moment, with Rob’s Daniel one of the last three remaining suspects in the ‘who pushed Ken Barlow’ case.

Next week, Adam kidnaps his uncle in the hope of extracting a confession out of him, and then Daniel’s girlfriend Sinead is arrested for the crime.

Meanwhile, Billy is having a struggle with boyfriend Todd Grimshaw over Billy’s goddaughter, Summer.

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Drew, Summer’s dad, has asked Billy to care for Summer because he’s dying, but Todd doesn’t want to be a parent yet and has forced Billy to say no.

Billy’s heartbroken at the prospect of letting her down and it’s starting to come between him and Todd.

Let’s hope the drama off-screen is a little less hard going for the guys!