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WARNING / ATTEMPTED CLONING

Posted: 14 July

We believe this company have no connection to the REAL Harrods UK Ltd and would advise you make all the necessary checks should you decide to undertake any business transaction with them.

We have seen fraudsters clone different retail chains in UK regularly. Note – these retailers do NOT email out looking to work with open market suppliers.  

So please be AWARE if you receive an email like this one:

From: HARRODS (UK) LTD [mailto:sales@harrods-uk...

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National controls to restrict the export of medicines and medical equipment

Posted: 14 April

In response to the growing impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in Europe, a number of EU countries have implemented national controls to restrict the export of medicines and medical equipment, such as face masks, gloves, and protective clothing.

Over the weekend, the EU Commission reviewed actions taken by Member States and, while it has discouraged Member States from adopting measures which would limit intra-EU trade, it has introduced a temporary...

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Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

Posted: 24 June

Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

The Hague, 24 June 2019

With the assistance of Eurojust, the Italian authorities seized almost EUR 84 million after unravelling a VAT fraud scheme involving the marketing of technological and computer products in the region of Campania. A total of 49 suspects are under investigation for tax crimes committed through so-called ‘carousel fraud’ by collecting the VAT for themselves...

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CNET Smart Home

Google partners with ADT to make smart homes more secure - CNET

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Google just announced a partnership with ADT that includes not only new security services, but a 6.6% equity investment in ADT.
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The best indoor home security camera of 2020 - CNET

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Find out which indoor home security camera is the best at keeping an eye on things.
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Google Home's secret superpower: It's really good for playing games - CNET

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Bet you didn't know your Google Home smart speaker or display doubles as a casual game console, too.
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First Alert Photoelectric Smoke Detector | 10 Year Sealed Battery Backup, P1010 - CNET

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First Alert Photoelectric Smoke Detector | 10 Year Sealed Battery Backup, P1010
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This is how you play music from any streaming service on your Amazon Echo - CNET

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Alexa doesn't always make it easy to play everything you want on your smart speaker, but we found a workaround for some favorite playlists.
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Unclog your blocked toilet with this simple, ingenious trick -- no plunger required - CNET

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Everything you need to free a clogged commode is probably already in your bathroom.
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Best mesh Wi-Fi systems for 2020: Eero, Orbi, Google Nest and more - CNET

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A good mesh router can spread a speedy, reliable internet connection throughout your entire home. Here are our top picks to help you ditch the dead zones.
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5 ways Google Home has stolen my heart from Alexa - CNET

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Google Assistant knows what I need and listens to me -- plus it's great in the bedroom.
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Hunter Douglas smart shades ditch the AAs for rechargeable battery wands - CNET

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Smart shades can be real battery hogs, but now, Hunter Douglas has a better way to keep your luxury window dressing fully powered.
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The best coffee grinder for 2020: Oxo, Baratza, Breville and more - CNET

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We tested a group of coffee grinders from popular companies like Breville, Oxo, Baratza and Cuisinart to find out which one is the best.
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How to make your own planter to liven up your backyard or balcony - CNET

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Make your own planter to bring greenery exactly where you want it, whether you live in the city or the country.
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The best facial recognition cameras for 2020 - CNET

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Want a security camera with facial recognition? Here are your top options.
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Best dishwasher features of 2020 - CNET

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There's more to modern dishwashers than first meets the eye. These sometimes subtle features are worth an upgrade.
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Best gas grill of 2020: Comparing Weber, Char-Broil and more - CNET

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These gas grills are best in class and ready to serve up great backyard burgers.
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Buckle up: Alexa is asking the questions now - CNET

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Voice assistant technology is advancing quickly -- and in the process, it may change the humans that use it. What should we do?
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Air purifier myths and facts: Can they protect against COVID-19, allergens or mold? - CNET

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We asked experts about the practical value of air cleaners to address viruses, irritants and other pollutants around your house. Here's what they said.
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Best cheap Alexa devices to buy in 2020 - CNET

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The Amazon Echo originally cost $180. In 2020, you can make a whole Alexa-powered smart home for less than that.
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6 best, cheap home security devices for 2020 - CNET

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Protecting your house is getting more affordable every day. Here are some of the best deals around.
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Best rice cooker for 2020: Tiger, Instant Pot and more - CNET

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We tested 12 of the best rice cookers around, from an affordable Oster and to a top-of-line Zojirushi. Here's what you should buy.
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7 coolest smart home devices you didn't know existed - CNET

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From futuristic gadgets for impressing guests to smart garden accessories for saving time, here are the best niche products you can buy right now.
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The best chef's knives for 2020: Mac, Wusthof and more - CNET

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After testing knives from Global, Wusthof, Henckels, Victorinox and more, we found the best ones for every kind of home cook.
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Best Alexa devices to buy for 2020: Amazon Echo Dot, Arlo Pro, Ring and more - CNET

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It seems like everything works with Alexa. Here's the best of the best Alexa-enabled or compatible gadgets to use with your Amazon Echo.
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Best air purifiers for 2020: Putting Dyson, Molekule and more to the test - CNET

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From Coway to Honeywell, we find the best HEPA, ionic, carbon-activated and other air purifiers on the market right now.
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The best tower fans for 2020 (and 4 you should skip) - CNET

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Tower fans are the unsung heroes of a summer stuck at home, so we tested a bunch of them out to find our favorites. Here's what we recommend.
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Best air fryer of 2020: Cosori, Ninja, Dash, Philips, Instant and more - CNET

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We pit popular air fryer models from Ninja, Dash, Philips, Cosori, PowerXL and more head to head see which one is best.
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