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Harry Potter fans get Scotland’s first national quidditch team

Scotland’s first national quidditch team is set to compete in the Quidditch Premier League - and one potential player says it’s not all about Harry Potter.

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Harry Potter fan Ross Millican holds a rare first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Picture: Julie Bull/TSPL

Harry Potter first edition sells for record £60,000

A rare first-edition Harry Potter book sold at auction for a record-breaking £60,000 - more than 5,000 times its original £10.99 price tag.

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Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Picture: PA

JK Rowling compares Brexit ‘media bias’ claims to Yes campaign

JK Rowling has taken to Twitter to blast a prominent Leave politician who complained of biased Brexit coverage, comparing them to Yes campaigners.

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Shop assistant and Potter superfan Yleine Aerts is over the moon to be part of the new experience.

Owners behind Harry Potter store hope to create legacy in Capital

It may not be hidden from the Muggle world but a treasure trove of wizarding curiosities has magically appeared on Victoria Street, casting a spell on Harry Potter fans from far and wide.

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JK Rowling has apologised via Twitter. Picture; File Pic

JK Rowling issues apology over Donald Trump tweets

JK Rowling has apologised for wrongly accusing President Donald Trump of ignoring a disabled child.

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JK Rowling attends a charity evening hosted by JK Rowling to raise funds for 'Lumos' a charity.  (Photo by Danny E. Martindale/Getty Images)

JK Rowling wrote secret manuscript on a party dress

Harry Potter author JK Rowling says she has written a secret manuscript on a party dress - and it’s hanging in her closet.

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JK Rowling named world’s wealthiest author

Forbes has named Harry Potter author JK Rowling as the world’s wealthiest author this year.

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First Harry Potter book to be translated into Scots language. Picture PA

Harry Potter to become a Scots speaker in new book

AS the literary world celebrates the 20th anniversay of Harry Potter first hitting the bookstands, a new version of the first book is to be published in Scots language.

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Author slams JK Rowling’s ‘insatiable’ social media needs

Best-selling novelist Joanna Trollope has compared JK Rowling to Kim Kardashian West as the writer condemned the Harry Potter’s creator’s “insatiable” appetite for social media.

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JK Rowling befriended Bana Alabed on Twitter. Picture: Getty Images

Syrian girl who befriended JK Rowling on Twitter evacuated

A Syrian girl who was sent books by JK Rowling has been evacuated to safety.

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Can you spot Dobby? One Twitter user sent in this image of the 'House Elf' Picture; Tom William

Is a Harry Potter character on the back of East Coast buses?

A Twitter user has sparked an online debate by questioning whether Dobby the house elf from Harry Potter inadvertently features on the back on an East Lothian bus.

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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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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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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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Tron Kirk market. Picture; Neil Hanna

Petition to salvage Tron Kirk market attracts 10k names

Thousands are calling for the Tron Kirk market to be saved – as JK Rowling distanced herself from plans to transform it into a film museum.

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Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Stock image

Rare first edition of Harry Potter book with famous mistake expected to sell for £20,000

A RARE first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is set to go under the hammer.

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