Spider bite victim: I'm just lucky to still have my leg

I can't work, I'm living away from my family - and all because of a spider bite. I'm just lucky to still have my leg - but we won't be going on holiday to the Canaries this year!

– Ricki Whitmore

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False widow spider 'eats leg'

A man from east London has reportedly been attacked by a venomous spider, known as a 'false widow'. Ricki Whitmore claims the spider bit him causing his leg to swell. He ended up in hospital on an antibiotic drip.