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Chemical resistant bed bugs spread in UK

17 September 2012 Last updated at 16:53 BST

Bed bugs are on the rise across the UK with pest control companies reporting more call outs than ever before. An increase in foreign travel and resistance to the chemicals that kill them are being blamed.

You and Yours reporter John Neal joined a pest control team in Preston to hear about the challenges they face.

Hear the full bed bugs report and discussion on the You and Yours page.