How to get rid of flying ants in your house as ‘Flying Ant Day’ hits

Every year, flying ants seem to appear on the same day in different locations in the UK.  Over time, this has come to be known as ‘Flying Ant Day’.  While some people may have already noticed some buzzing around, the flying ant period can last a few weeks.  They’re most commonly found outside but can often invade your home through open door and windows during the summer months.  Depending on the species they can pose a threat to your property, damaging wooden structures – but there are some easy ways…

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Fourth of July 2018: Celebrate Independence Day in the UK | Travel News | Travel

The fourth of July is a popular holiday in the US, celebrated as being no longer being part of the British Empire. Celebrating the Declaration of Independence in 1776, the Continental Congress declared the colonies as the US. Fireworks, parades and barbecues are just some of the ways to take part in the day. For anyone wanting to celebrate in the UK, there are a number of celebrations taking place, mainly in the cities of the country. Where are they found and where can the 4th of July be enjoyed?…

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How to Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day falls on March 8 and is a symbol of the struggles that women around the world have undergone to gain equality and rights. It is also a reminder of how far there is still to go. There are some things that you can do to help celebrate this important day. Educate yourself by learning more about women and their struggles worldwide. Get politically involved by donating to a pro-women organization. Raise awareness of women’s issues using social media. Be supportive to the women in your life. Let…

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Vascular Dementia: Drinking one unit of alcohol a day raises risk of developing condition | Health | Life & Style

A study by researchers at Oxford and Cardiff found drinking just three and a half glasses of wine a week is enough to raise the risk of dementia. A study of more than 13,000 adults is the largest of its kind to show the link between even low levels of alcohol intake and damage to the brain. Both men and women who drank just over one unit of alcohol a day suffered a decline in brain function over four years. One unit of alcohol equates to one measure of spirits,…

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