I have a test running to download files from a website, the files download okay without the headless argument chrome_options.add_argument('--headless') but as soon as I add this line nothing downloads, are there more flags I need to add?

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It's a known issue (rather feature than a bug). If you are using python you can use: this solution.

If you want to read more, please visit bugs.chromium.org discussion: here

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