JK Rowling and Harry Potter

JK Rowling and Harry Potter

Wizards still working their magic for Bloomsbury

RESURGENT Potter-mania and the growth of downloadable summer reading has resulted in a boost to sales for Bloomsbury, the publisher said yesterday.

JK Rowling learns truth about family 'hero'

VIEWERS will see Harry Potter author JK Rowling break down in tears in the new series of Who Do You Think You Are?

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Harry Potter and the £7bn series

IT STARTED off as a twinkle in JK Rowling's eye as she scribbled her notebook in an Edinburgh cafe.

Final Harry Potter film breaks global box office records

HARRY Potter has worked his magic on the box office, with the last film in the series smashing records in its first weekend.

Harry Potter triumphs as plot-copying claim struck out

A CLAIM that Harry Potter author JK Rowling lifted the plot of one of her books from the work of another writer has been struck out after the claimant failed to meet a deadline for paying the first stage of £1.5 million into court as security for costs.

Teen bullying torment of JK Rowling

HARRY Potter creator JK Rowling has revealed how she was bullied at school, being branded "Rowling Pin" by classmates.

Joan McAlpine: Magical mysteries of screenagers

Far from dumbing down, the Potter generation is enriched by a complex world

Midnight magic: Harry Potter fans watch as film casts one final spell

Harry Potter fans gathered at a midnight viewing of Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 being shown in 3D at the IMAX Cinema in Glasgow Science Centre.

Harry Potter: Leaving us spellbound

With the final film of the Harry Potter series about to hit our screens, our film critic finds the love they have inspired sets them apart from other blockbusters

For sale: the childhood home that inspired Harry Potter author

THE childhood home that inspired Harry Potter author JK Rowling has gone on the market, complete with a trap door and a cupboard under the stairs - and even a secret scrawl penned by the author as a teenager.

Boy wizard's charm leaves actor afraid to travel London by Tube

ACTOR Daniel Radcliffe has admitted that he cannot use the Tube - and that he got caught out when he had to film scenes for a Harry Potter movie on London Underground.

Tim Cornwell: Who will follow in Harry's footsteps?

THERE'S a generation of parents that has grown up with Harry Potter along with their children.

Cheers and tears as Harry Potter fans say thanks for movie magic

JK ROWLING wept last night as she attended the premiere of the eighth and final film of her hugely successful Harry Potter series.

Film review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 **** Directed by: David Yates Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman

Interview: Harry Potter cast

As the Harry Potter saga comes to an end, Shereen Low catches up with the cast members who've been the wizard's stalwarts through thick and thin

Rowling in tears at premiere

JK ROWLING wiped away tears as the stars of the Harry Potter films were joined by thousands of fans to bid an emotional farewell to the series.

Film preview: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

"WITH Harry to the End", declared one home-made sign in Trafalgar Square yesterday, where thousands of fans had begun camping as many as three days before tonight's world premiere of the final film in the Harry Potter saga.

JK Rowling splits with her agent

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has "terminated" her association with the literary agent who helped to launch her first book on the boy wizard.

Mystery of the accidentally leaked memo leaves questions unanswered

THE eagerly anticipated launch of the Pottermore website, which sought to keep its contents firmly under wraps until it was unveiled, looked like it would end in disaster after JK Rowling's Scottish PR firm mistakenly emailed out details days before the event.

iPotter's secrets unlocked for digital generation

WHEN JK Rowling completed the last line of the seventh volume in her Harry Potter series, she left fans of the boy wizard wanting more.

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