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Robert Pattinson has sparked speculation of a new romance after he was spotted enjoying a number of dates with a British artist.

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Rumors began swirling after the "Twilight" hunk was spotted visiting a number of London pubs with Nettie Wakefield over the festive period.

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A source tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "They were very touchy-feely. They were trying to keep a low profile but Rob teased Nettie by messing with her hair and they had a flirty play fight. Afterwards they were giggling like teenagers."

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Pattinson, who split from actress Kristen Stewart last year, was recently linked to Sean Penn's model daughter, Dylan.