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Should ski helmets be compulsory?


Sales of ski helmets have shot up in the past year following the death of actress Natasha Richardson who died after hitting her head in a skiing accident.

But charity Headway are calling for a new European law to make the helmets compulsory.

Flora Watkins reports from Chatel in the French Alps.


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