Eddie and Bernice Kozlowski from Nottinghamshire both developed swelling and sore itchy lumps after being bitten by a venomous spider - despite living for nearly 20 years in Australia, and escaping all the country's creepy-crawlies.
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There are a number of weather warnings in place over the West Midlands as heavy rain is causing flash flooding.
Pollen: East Midlands Update
Pollen: West Midlands Update