JK Rowling

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Harry Potter and the missing sketches: JK Rowling’s first drawings of boy wizard
Author’s original drawings for her first Hogwarts novel to appear in print – alongside the return of a mysterious wizard

Vanessa Thorpe

14, May, 2022 @12:59 PM

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Rare proof sheets of first Harry Potter book expected to sell for £20,000
The ‘fascinating insight into what was to become an iconic work’ is the only known surviving copy of its kind and is to be auctioned along with a first edition signed by Rowling

Sarah Shaffi

26, Apr, 2022 @9:29 AM

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Beware! Having an opinion about sex while growing old has now become a crime | Catherine Bennett
Those concerned by The Family Sex Show are apparently ‘older’ or, in modern parlance, ‘irrelevant’

Catherine Bennett

24, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The God of Small Things to Shuggie Bain: the Queen’s jubilee book list
Expert panel selects 70 books from across the Commonwealth marking the seven decades of her reign

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

18, Apr, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Without the gay love story, Fantastic Beasts makes even less sense
The plot of the new movie is confusing enough if you know Dumbledore and Grindelwald were lovers; pity the audience in China for whom this detail is censored

Ben Child

15, Apr, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Gay references removed from Fantastic Beasts 3 for Chinese release
Big-budget fantasy sequel has had six seconds cut, as Warner Bros releases statement to say ‘the spirit of the film remains intact’

Benjamin Lee

12, Apr, 2022 @2:37 PM

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Fantastic Beasts and where to cancel them: how the Wizarding World lost its magic
With some cast members in disgrace and others at odds with creator JK Rowling over trans rights, the Harry Potter spin-off has become embroiled in controversy. Can it make it to the end of its five-film series?

Ryan Gilbey

08, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore review – good-natured magical entertainment
Visually impressive third adventure looks great, with an ever more Dickensian Eddie Redmayne, though there are questions about the Harry Potter timeline

Peter Bradshaw

05, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Putin says west treating Russian culture like ‘cancelled’ JK Rowling
President complains west ‘trying to cancel a whole 1,000-year culture’ after invasion of Ukraine

Pjotr Sauer

25, Mar, 2022 @4:55 PM

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JK Rowling says Keir Starmer misrepresents law over ‘woman’ definition
Labour party can no longer be counted on to defend women’s rights, says author

Helen Pidd

13, Mar, 2022 @11:53 AM

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Can Fantastic Beasts 3’s return to Hogwarts save JK Rowling’s Wizarding World?
A new trailer reveals that Secrets of Dumbledore, the third Harry Potter prequel, is heading back to the wizarding school once again

Ben Child

04, Mar, 2022 @9:28 AM

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Head of Bet365 gambling firm Denise Coates tops list of UK’s biggest taxpayers
Hedge fund manager Chris Rokos and JD Sports boss Stephen Rubin are second and third in the Sunday Times Tax List

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

28, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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