New research is issuing a warning about the imminent arrival of one of the world's most dreaded creatures in Britain.

The red fire ant, renowned as one of the most invasive species globally and ranking as the fifth most expensive to combat, has already found its way to Europe, according to the

Originally hailing from South America and also known as Solenopsis invicta, the red fire ant has left a significant mark on ecosystems, agriculture, and human health in various countries worldwide.