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How to spot the 14 biting spiders that live in the UK – are they dangerous?

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Daily Star's biggest headlines straight to your inbox!This may not come as a surprise, as the same happens every year, but others may be blissfully unaware.

It’s spider mating season, spider home invasion time – whatever you want to call it. In other words – it's an arachnophobe’s worst nightmare.Every autumn, usually in September and October, the eight-legged creatures leave their webs in favour of the dry cosy conditions of Brit homes.This is the perfect place for them to mate.There are more than 650 different species of spiders in the UK, but fortunately only a handful of them can cause any harm to humans.

But it's still in important to be aware of them in case you come across them.Here are the spiders you may spot around your house1..

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