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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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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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Author JK Rowling. Picture: Dan Hallman/Invision/AP

JK Rowling, Sir Elton John top generous celebrities list

JK Rowling and Sir Elton John have topped a list of the most generous celebrities, giving away more than £37 million between them in the past year.

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Graffiti in the Elephant House toilets. Picture: Aurora Kemble

JK Rowling cafe, Elephant House, concedes graffiti defeat

THE cafe where JK Rowling started her writing career has given up removing Harry Potter graffiti from the toilets.

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JK Rowling has topped a list of inspiring Britons. Picture: AP

JK Rowling tops poll of most inspiring living Britons

EDINBURGH author JK Rowling has topped a poll to identify the most inspiring living Britons; followed closely by astronaut Tim Peake.

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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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The chair was given to JK Rowling in 1995. File picture: Danny E Martindale/Getty Images

Harry Potter author JK Rowling’s chair up for auction

THE chair used by JK Rowling when she wrote the first two Harry Potter books is set to go under the hammer tomorrow.

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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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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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Glasgow East MP Natalie McGarry. Picture: John Devlin

Scots MP Natalie McGarry in Twitter spat with JK Rowling

Scots author JK Rowling has received an apology from SNP MP Natalie McGarry who had accusing her of “cosying up” to online trolls who post misogynist tweets.

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JK Rowling. File picture: Danny E. Martindale/Getty Images

JK Rowling to win PEN Award for charity work

JK Rowling is to receive the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award, PEN America says.

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JK Rowling at the launch of Pottermore in 2011. Picture: Carl Court/Getty

JK Rowling’s Pottermore loses £6m and sheds jobs

IT WAS hailed as a revolution in publishing that would allow one of the world’s best-selling authors to control her own empire and add to her fortune.

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