Do you know, you can name anything that's remotely pleasant in life and somebody is bound to come along at some point and say that it's somehow dangerous, or bad for you.
Today the humble candle comes under the spotlight, not for anything to do with fire, but, apparently, if you breathe in too many of their fumes, they might give you Cancer and Asthma. Like walking down a busy road, which most of us do every day, won't.
I have a hunch that if you locked yourself in an unventilated room lit only by hundreds of candles for days on end, then I guess it might not be good for you, but any one of us could have worked that out.
I doubt that a candlelit dinner, such as the one I have planned for our 21st wedding anniversary this week, or the occasional candlelit bath is going to do anyone any harm.
The BBC really ought to know better - this is yet another example of where their headline is way out of proportion to the rest of the story.