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Are UK cars affected by the worldwide Ford recall?

Ford is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles worldwide to replace faulty airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel. No cars in the UK are affected, but it's one of the largest series of recalls in American history.

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Five safety tips to keep your baby safe if you’re travelling this Christmas

Whether you’re heading abroad to find snow, or going down the road to visit family, keep this festive season fun with your family by checking out our top safety tips....

Triton recalls shower due to risk of electric shock or fire

Triton has recalled the Safeguard+ thermostatic electric shower due to fears it could overheat.

Parents warned about the dangers of button batteries after child dies

We are calling for parents and families to be vigilant to the dangers of button batteries to children this Christmas. Button batteries found in toys, car key fobs and digital scales can cause potentially significant injuries if swallowed, and can even cause death.

Hamley’s, Smyths and Argos sell slimes containing chemicals up to four times higher than EU safety limit

We tested 13 slimes and putties from a range of high street and online retailers including Amazon, Ebay, Etsy, Argos and Hamleys to see whether those slimes on sale for Christmas passed EU safety standards. More than forty per cent of the slimes and putties we tested failed the EU safety standard for toys (EN 71-3).

The safest cars tested in 2018

Safety organisation Euro NCAP has announced its three ‘best in class’ winners for 2018: the hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo (safest large SUV), the Mercedes-Benz A-Class (safest small family car and overall 2018 winner) and the hybrid Lexus ES (safest large family car).

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Latest SUV car tests reveal new Don’t Buy

Every major car manufacturer now makes SUVs, from budget to flagship models, and from small to ever larger sizes. So how do you pick the best one for you? We’ve...

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Two cars performed badly in the latest crash tests, including the new Jeep Wrangler

The latest Euro NCAP results are bad news for FCA, who own both Fiat and Jeep. While cars such as the BMW X5, Volvo V60 and Jaguar I-Pace all get top marks for safety, the aging Panda and brand new Jeep Wrangler hit rock bottom.

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Hotpoint FF175B fridge freezer

Wiring in Hotpoint fridge freezer blamed for Grenfell Tower fire

Overheating in the wiring of a Hotpoint fridge freezer was the probable cause of the Grenfell Tower fire, according to a new report by an electrical fire expert shared at...

I wasn’t told about my VW Polo’s potentially dangerous seat belt fault

Two owners of new Volkswagen Polos have told us they were not informed about their cars’ potentially lethal seat belt fault. This is despite the Volkswagen Group saying that anyone...

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