Ant couple's pounds 15,000

Ant couple's pounds 15,000

A couple were awarded nearly pounds 15,000 in compensation yesterday for five years of living in a council flat overrun by a plague of red ants which attacked their children and infested their food. In the first case of its kind, Martin and Deborah Ryan, took action against Islington Council at Clerkenwell County Court after it failed to eradicate the Pharaoh ants, present from the time they moved into the property in 1989.

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