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Tilda Swinton blasts Harry Potter for ‘romanticising boarding schools’

Actress Tilda Swinton has hit out at Harry Potter for ‘romanticising boarding schools’.

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Syrian home of Harry Potter fan sent books by JK Rowling bombed

Syrian home of Harry Potter fan sent books by JK Rowling bombed

The Syrian home of a young Harry Potter fan who was sent books by JK Rowling has been destroyed by bombing.

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

JK Rowling sends books to Syrian fan

JK Rowling has sent Harry Potter books to a young fan in Syria after her mother messaged the author to ask how her daughter could get hold of the novels.

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J.K. Rowling attends the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' World Premiere in New York,. Picture: AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

JK Rowling “delighted” with Depp in Harry Potter prequel

JK ROWLING said she was “delighted” Johnny Depp had been cast in the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

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J. K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne attend the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' World Premiere in New York. Picture: AFP PHOTO /ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

JK Rowling felt “bleak” about Trump ahead of US visit

JK Rowling said she was in a “bleak mood” travelling to America but refused to speak about Donald Trump as she promoted Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be released next week.

JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them set for world premiere

JK Rowling’s highly-anticipated Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them will receive its world premiere today.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be released next month.

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.

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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.
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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.

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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”.

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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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