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JK Rowling plans five Fantastic Beasts films

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has revealed she has planned scripts for at least four further Fantastic Beasts films.

Outlander is in the running to be named Scotland's greatest screen adaptation.

Outlander and Trainspotting in running to be named Scotland's top screen adaptation

Outlander, Harry Potter, Trainspotting and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie will battle it out against Rob Roy, The 39 Steps and Whisky Galore in a public poll to decide Scotland’s greatest screen adaptation.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Picture: PA

JK Rowling urges fans not to give money to orphanages

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has urged her fans not to give money to orphanages.

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JK Rowling was taking part in a Facebook Live chat. Picture: PA

JK Rowling tells fans to stop giving money to orphanages

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has urged her fans not to give money to orphanages.

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As an Owen Smith supporter, JK Rowling is engaged in a war of tweets with followers of Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Rob Stothard/Getty

Dani Garavelli: Politics is for Muggles not wizards, JK

She’s earned her cash, she’s earned her right to speak out on social media, but it’s time JK Rowling remembered her characters aren’t real people, writes Dani Garavelli

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Ewen Bremner, Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlisle in Danny Boyles 1995 film of Irvine Welshs Trainspotting. Picture: Kobal Collection

BBC Scotland launches contest to find Scotland’s favourite novel

A contest to find Scotland’s favourite novels is being launched by BBC Scotland today to encourage reading.

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Rowling: Play will travel widely. Picture: Getty

JK Rowling glad Harry Potter play has had no spoilers

JK Rowling has said how happy she is that Harry Potter And The Cursed Child had its premiere without any spoilers leaking.

JK Rowling said David Cameron's legacy would be breaking up two unions. Picture: AP

JK Rowling says Brexit will hasten Scottish independence

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has said that the Brexit vote will hasten Scottish independence.

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Picture: Robert Perry

Harry Potter play ‘unlike anything people have seen before’, says JK Rowling

SCOTS author JK Rowling thinks the new Harry Potter play will be “unlike anything people have seen before”.

Author JK Rowling. Picture: Getty Images

Robert Galbraith novel short-listed for major crime writing award

She has garnered boundless praise and received numerous accolades over an illustrious writing career for her children’s books

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Harry Potter creator JK Rowling's annual Twitter apology in May has become a recognised tradition for fans. Picture: Dan Halliman/AP

JK Rowling apologises for killing off Harry Potter character

JK Rowling has apologised for killing off fan favourite Remus Lupin as she marked the 18th anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts.

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JK Rowling has defended striking junior doctors on Twitter. Picture: AP

JK Rowling defends NHS junior doctors’ strike on Twitter

JK Rowling has shown her support for junior doctors on social media, saying they should not be accused of “greed”.

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A book written by JK Rowling, using her alter ego Robert Galbraith, is up for a crime writing award. Picture: PA

JK Rowling crime novel as Robert Galbraith up for Theakstons award

JK Rowling’s alter ego, Robert Galbraith, is going up against debut novelists and stalwarts of the genre for a prestigious crime-writing prize.

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A chair used, and later decorated, by author J.K. Rowling while she wrote the first two Harry Potter books on display alongside a letter of provenance from the author at Heritage Auctions in New York on April 4 2016 ahead of its sale on April 6. Picture: William Edwards/AFP/Getty Images

JK Rowling’s Harry Potter writing chair to sell for over $150,000

The modest wooden chair in which JK Rowling wrote the first two Harry Potter novels is set to sell for over $150,000.

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JK Rowling donned a Scottish Resistance T-shirt in the name of fun. Picture: PA

Leader comment: Good humour has the last laugh

So April 1st has been and gone, and it brought with it the usual slew of jokes and japes. We hoped you liked our April Fool story on the fictitious plan to have all Scottish babies micro-chipped. Like all good examples it was scarily plausible just for a moment.

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JK Rowling has shared two rejection letters on her Twitter account. Picture: AP

JK Rowling discloses rejection letters for Robert Galbraith books

HARRY Potter author JK Rowling has shared two rejection letters she received from publishers while writing under her pen name Robert Galbraith.

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Rowling's Pottermore series has begun this week in the USA: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

JK Rowling accused of ‘cultural appropriation’

JK Rowling has been accused of “cultural appropriation” in the first part of her new series of writings on the history of magic in North America.

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JK Rowling takes magic to North America with new Pottermore stories

Harry Potter author JK Rowling will be rewriting the history of the United States in a new series of writings exploring magic in North America.

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Before she first put the chair up for charity auction in 2002, Rowling refurbished it with Potter-themed inscriptions.

JK Rowling’s Harry Potter chair goes under the hammer

It could be said that it’s where the magic and witchcraft began.

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The Harry Potter author is pictured with the librarys Stewart Bain. Picture: Orkney Library

JK Rowling surprises Orkney library

Harry Potter author JK Rowling made a surpirse appearance to the Orkney Library this afternoon.

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