Pippa and the city slicker: The romance everyone's talking about

After her star turn at the royal wedding, Pippa Middleton gained legions of admirers.

Since then her relationship with cricketer-turned-City slicker Alex Loudon has constantly been in the spotlight. 

The latest reports from the Sun suggest that the UK's most eligible girl is once again on the market.


The couple had seemed very much in love, and, there was even talk that he was about to slip a sparkler on her finger. But they are said to have split after a series of rows.

He apparently struggled to cope with the brunette's newfound celebrity status.

According to the paper, Pippa turned to her royal sibling for comfort. A source told their royal editor: "Pippa tried to get over the split by spending last weekend with William and Kate at Balmoral."