Why the clocks going back on Sunday 27 October 2013 can put you at risk

Sarah Coles

On Sunday 27 October the clocks will go back, propelling us into long, dark nights, which seem to start at roughly midday and last until about 10am. But while lots of people loathe the drawing in of the winter evenings, few are aware of just how much danger we face in the dark. There are two risks that will hit as soon as the clocks change - and they could both cost us dear.

So how can you protect yourself?