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JK Rowling pens letter to teen who survived a family shooting massacre

2014-08-08 20:00

The author of the Harry Potter series, JK Rowling, has written a personal note from the character Dumbledore to the victim of a tragic shooting massacre.

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Harry Potter is back in new JK Rowling story

2014-07-08 15:30

Harry goes gray: JK Rowling has given readers a glimpse of an adult Harry Potter in a new story.

4 ridiculous celebrity tabloid stories that were total LIES

2014-05-12 12:30

Liar, liar, pants on fire! Sorry, that was childish, but then again, so is making up lies and spreading them...

A second Harry Potter spin-off in the works?

2013-09-30 17:00

Warner Bros has reportedly applied for a number of trademarks, with several hinting at a Harry Potter spin-off movie based on the fictional sport of Quidditch.

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JK Rowling's alter ego mystery solved

2013-07-19 14:15

A British law firm has admitted that one of its partners inadvertently revealed that JK Rowling had authored a mystery novel, The Cuckoo's Calling.

JK Rowling revealed as crime writer

2013-07-14 17:00

An ex-military man tries his hand at writing, publishes a debut detective novel, and wins critical acclaim. But, the true identity of the author is JK Rowling.

JK Rowling 'dismayed' at Cameron response

2012-12-01 11:46

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has expressed "alarm and dismay" at Prime Minister David Cameron's response to the Levenson report.

JK Rowling bids goodbye to Harry Potter

2012-09-25 14:11

Harry Potter author JK Rowling is saying goodbye to the boy wizard with the release of her first novel for adults, a gritty tale of sex, drugs and politics in an idyllic English village.

JK Rowling's adult novel cover revealed

2012-07-04 14:15

The cover of Harry Potter author JK Rowling's first foray into adult fiction features a large black "X" in what appears to be a box on a ballot paper.

Amazon conjures up Harry Potter e-books

2012-05-11 08:21

Amazon has signed a deal for the electronic books rights to all seven Harry Potter titles in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish for its Kindle lending library.

JK Rowling reveals new book

2012-04-12 17:08

The first novel for adults by Harry Potter author JK Rowling will be the black-comic tale of a parish council election in a quaint English town, her publishers have announced.

JK Rowling criticises UK press

2011-11-25 10:04

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has lambasted Britain's press for invading her children's privacy, saying that a journalist even slipped a letter into her daughter's schoolbag.

Harry Potter e-book sales delayed

2011-10-01 18:35

Harry Potter fans will have to wait a bit longer to buy the magic tales in electronic form.

UK press inquiry - mixed group taking part

2011-09-14 20:08

An eclectic mix of celebrities, crime victims and former police suspects will take part in a judge-led inquiry into the state of Britain's scandal-tarred press.

Harry Potter case dismissed in UK

2011-07-19 10:39

A lawsuit which accused JK Rowling of copying the work of another children's author has been dropped in Britain after the claimant failed to come up with the cash ordered by a judge.

The Harry Potter phenomenon

2011-07-07 09:22

The eighth and final Harry Potter movie is here, marking the end of an era. Here are some fun facts on everyone's favourite wizarding tale.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

2011-06-23 15:42

There's no denying it: this really is the last we'll ever see of the adventures of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. And boy, what a way to bow out!

Harry Potter author readies new venture

2011-06-22 18:47

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is set to unveil her latest venture involving the boy wizard, ending fevered speculation among fans about what comes next.

Rowling launches new Harry Potter site

2011-06-17 09:36

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has launched a new website called Pottermore, but for now the entry page says simply "Coming Soon...".

 
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Book review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

2014-07-31 09:05

JK Rowling’s second venture under pseudonym Robert Galbraith certainly doesn’t disappoint. If anything, this offering is better than The Cuckoo’s Calling.

4 ridiculous celebrity tabloid stories that were total LIES

2014-05-09 10:27

Liar, liar, pants on fire! Sorry, that was childish, but then again, so is making up lies and spreading them...

Rowling: Harry should have married Hermione

2014-02-02 14:17

Author JK Rowling has admitted she made a mistake by marrying Hermione Grainger off to Ron Weasley, saying she'd have been better off with Harry Potter.

Radcliffe could materialise in Harry Potter spin-off

2013-10-15 21:00

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed he is open to reprising his most famous role as Harry Potter in spin-off movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

New Harry Potter movie announced

2013-09-12 16:11

Hold on to your broomsticks Harry Potter fans. JK Rowling announced on Facebook that she will be penning a script for a spinoff movie based on a wizarding author.

Rowling wins case over name leak

2013-07-31 16:08

Law firm to make charity donation for revealing author JK Rowling identity on crime novel.

JK Rowling's alter ego mystery solved

2013-07-19 13:58

A British law firm has admitted that one of its partners inadvertently revealed that JK Rowling had authored a mystery novel, The Cuckoo's Calling.

The Casual Vacancy adapted for TV series

2012-12-05 21:25

The BBC has commissioned JK Rowling's latest novel The Casual Vacancy to be adapted into a TV series.

JK Rowling's new book goes on sale

2012-09-27 14:57

British bookshops have opened their doors early and grown-up Harry Potter fans lined up overnight as JK Rowling launched her first book for adults, The Casual Vacancy.

Fifty Shades outsells Harry Potter

2012-08-02 10:27

The magic of JK Rowling seems to have worn off for British readers as erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey outsold all seven Harry Potter books on Amazon.co.uk.

JK Rowling puts magic in PlayStation book

2012-06-05 14:00

JK Rowling is putting the magic in a Book of Spells that uses augmented reality to make ink-and-paper works interactive using PlayStation 3 consoles.

JK Rowling writing Potter encyclopedia

2012-04-17 10:40

Author JK Rowling is working on a Harry Potter encyclopedia, and will donate the royalties to charity, she has said on her website.

JK Rowling lands deal for adult novel

2012-02-24 10:16

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has landed a deal to write a novel for adults.

Hugh Grant makes new hacking claims

2011-11-22 08:15

Hollywood star Hugh Grant has told an inquiry that a burglary at his flat led to stories and that phone-hacking was used by non-Rupert Murdoch newspapers.

JK Rowling joins hacking scandal inquiry

2011-09-15 12:17

Harry Potter author JK Rowling and Hugh Grant have been granted special status in an inquiry into media ethics and practices after the UK phone hacking scandal.

JK Rowling's special thank you gift

2011-07-21 16:37

Author JK Rowling has been given a 40-diamond bracelet as a thank you present from Warner Bros to show their gratitude to the author.

Cheers and tears at Harry Potter finale

2011-07-08 11:41

Emotions ran high at the dazzling word premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:2 - the final instalment of the series.

JK Rowling joins reality TV series

2011-06-28 17:53

JK Rowling, Larry Lamb, June Brown and Alan Carr are among the celebrities who will be researching their histories for the new series of Who Do You Think You Are?.

More Harry for Potter fans

2011-06-23 13:33

JK Rowling has revealed a new website, Pottermore, which offers readers new information from the books.

Final Harry Potter trailer lands

2011-06-17 09:36

The end of the Harry Potter franchise is near as the latest and final trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is released.

JK Rowling's life to become a movie

2011-02-17 21:52

Harry Potter author JK Rowling's life story is to be turned into a movie, with an Australian set to portray her.

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