UK Spiders

Solicitor's Leg Ravaged By Brown Recluse Spider Bite (EXTREMELY GRAPHIC IMAGE)

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK

A holidaymaker has narrowly avoided losing a leg after suffering a flesh-eating spider bite on board a plane. Doctors told Jonathon Hogg he could ...

Contagion in Berkshire...

Anne Diamond | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Anne Diamond

Getting in and out of my little house has become an utter nightmare in the past few days - because it is covered, almost literally, with the most disgusting, enormous, rampaging crane flies, daddy-long-legs and spiders.

Your House Is About To Be Infiltrated By Large Spiders And Here's Why

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK

Homes in Britain will see an influx of large spiders in coming weeks as males go on the hunt for a mate, experts say. Fine weather throughout the s...

False Widow Spider Bite Hospitalises Toddler For Three Days

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK

A three-year-old girl spent three days in hospital and was unable to walk after being bitten on the leg - by a false widow spider. Toddler Ella Wi...

One Of Britain's Biggest Spiders Is Alive, Well And Lurking In A Kent Garden

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

As the nights grow colder and darker, Britain’s arachnids are making their way into our homes for warmth. So it’s a small mercy that one of th...

After the Wet Summer It's Officially Spider Season

Kirsty McCabe | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Tech
Kirsty McCabe

Apparently spiders are good news, however intimidating they can look. Before you squish the next one to invade your home try to remember they eat pests such as clothes moths, flies and mosquitoes, and that can help curtail the spread of disease.

If You're Scared Of Spiders, We've Got Some Very Bad News For You

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 22.08.2015 | UK

In news that nobody wants to hear, more giant house spiders are set to head indoors thanks to this summer’s weather. The spiders, which can grow ...


The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Comedy

This is apparently what it looks like when the inside of your shed is infested with Daddy Long Legs. They clump together on massive, terrifying eight-...

Mum Claims She Foud Poisonous Spider In Grapes From Asda

SWNS/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Abbi Rigby purchased a bunch of grapes to give to her children from her local Asda on Tuesday afternoon. But the 31-year-old claims to have found a...

This Banana's Spider Surprise Will Put You Off Fruit For Life

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK

Mmm... bananas. Lovely sweet, soft bananas. Oh hang on, what's that? It's moving. Bananas shouldn't move. Oh, it's a massive spider abo...

It's Raining Spiders In Australia And They're Getting Stuck In People's Beards

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

If you’re frightened of spiders you might want to cross this place off your list of places to visit. For last week the residents of Goulburn in ...

This Is Why You Should ALWAYS Flush The Toilet Before You Use It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

We really recommend going to the toilet before you watch this, because it's going to make you not want to sit on the loo ever again. (h/t UsVsTh3m)...

Peppa Pig 'Mr Skinnylegs' Episode Banned In Australia After One Complaint

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

An episode of Peppa Pig has been banned in Australia after a complaint from a single viewer. The controversial episode entitled ‘Mister Skinnyle...

False Widow Spider Bites Arachnophobic Teenager SEVEN Times

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

Arachnophobes, stop reading right now. Because this is the story of a teenager with a severe fear of spiders being bitten by Britain’s deadliest...

This Is Why Australians Always Check Their Shoes Before Putting Them On

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We couldn't think of anything worse than finding a deadly-looking spider (or snake, for that matter) in your shoe. A thread on Reddit entitled "Thi...

Deadly Spiders Removed From 'I'm A Celeb' Camp

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The ‘I’m A Celebrity’ campmates narrowly avoided a potentially fatal incident this week, when one of Australia’s most lethal spiders was remov...

'I Told You Not To Do That!' Magician Totally Freaks Out Woman With iPhone Spider Trick

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy

No, we have no idea how magician Chris Ballinger created this prank he pulled on YouTube vlogger GloZell... But we would definitely have reacted in t...

Watch This Green-Fanged Cannibal Spider Rush Out Of Its Nest To Devour Its Prey

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK

This is the spine-chilling moment a green-fanged 'cannibal' spider races out of its nest to devour an unsuspecting daddy long legs. Unfortunately ...

This Man's Brain Surgery Cured Him Of His Fear Of Spiders

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If the mere thought of spiders sends shivers down your spine then removing a section of your brain could help. (Although we probably wouldn't recommen...

Welcome To Hell: 107 Million Orb-Weaving Spiders Built This 4 Acre Web

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK

If you’re frightened of spiders, welcome to your worst nightmare. For this Baltimore water treatment plant was at one point infested with 107mil...

Why Are There So Many Spiders in Your House?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Autumn doesn’t just mean orange leaves and chilly mornings, it’s also the start of spider season. As the evenings grow shorter, you’ll probab...

Warning: Do NOT Watch This Video If You're Afraid Of Spiders

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Spiders! They get everywhere. In your hair. On a studio floor. Inside a TV camera. As this compilation from News Be Funny proves. Something tells ...

Spider Crawls Into Man's Body Via Appendix Scar, Burrows Into His Sternum

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

A holiday-maker retuned from his travels with an experience to remember – after medics pulled a tropical spider out of his body. Dylan Thomas wa...

Terrifyingly Large Spider Web Was Actually An Optical Illusion

The Huffington Post UK/SWNS | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: We owe you an apology. It now transpires this massive web was (although still quite large) a bit smaller than we originally thought. Armed wit...

If You Insist On Having A Pet Spider, Don't Keep It Here

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Why, O why, O why? To that question dear reader, we have no response. All there is is this video.... var src_url="