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Italian Stallions and sexy Swedes prove nation’s favourite

Italian Stallions and sexy Swedes prove nation’s favourite

A new study by Orange Broadband reveals one million Britons are currently enjoying a relationship with a partner in a foreign country.

For British men, Swedish and French women are considered more desirable than home-grown honeys.

Meanwhile, for women, the promise of Italian flair surpasses British boys in the world of romance.

Almost a fifth (18 per cent) of Britons have at some stage maintained a long distance relationship with the telephone as their only link to love – couples speaking for over five hours a week on average.

Traditionally, calling abroad had a massive downside – costing couples on average up to £1,680 a year.

But developments in calling over the internet have meant couples can chat for hours at end on a normal touch-tone phone, without getting charged any more than the price of their broadband package.

Director of product management, Orange Broadband, Asif Aziz, said: “The globalisation of dating has finally occurred.

“With cheap flights, cheap broadband and inclusive international calls, Britons can easily create a lasting relationship with somebody from a completely different continent, let alone country.”

In fact, cost is also a reason why Brits look abroad for love, as the study also found they spend an estimated £360 each a month on the domestic dating game.

The number one reason for finding partners outside the UK is the lure of a sexy accent (15 per cent) according to the study.

Other factors include the opportunity for cheap holidays to their homeland (11 per cent), the opportunity to learn a language (10 per cent) and apparent sexual prowess (eight per cent).

Tellingly, 10 per cent favour the freedom a long distance relationship enables. One in twenty (four per cent) meanwhile simply love the idea of long distance in-laws.

Preferred countries for British men to find love:

1. Sweden

2. France

3. Spain

4. Italy

5. Republic of Ireland

6. Czech Republic

7. Netherlands

8. Scotland

9. Germany

10. Denmark

Preferred countries for British women to find love

1. Italy

2. Republic of Ireland

3. Spain

4. France

5. Wales

6. Greece

7. Sweden

8. Netherlands

9. Denmark

10. Switzerland

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