JK Rowling

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Domestic violence: JK Rowling wrote this week about her first marriage. Her ex-husband denies abusing her. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty

A few years ago a male friend and his girlfriend came to stay in my home. She was not an easy guest, but I tolerated her company, more for my friend’s(...)

Harr Potter author: JK Rowling. Photograph: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty

JK Rowling, the Harry Potter author, has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after she took aim at an article that referred to “people who menstruate”. (...)

Harr Potter author: JK Rowling. Photograph: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty

JK Rowling has begun to publish a new children’s book, a fairy tale “about truth and the abuse of power” that she has kept in her attic for years, for(...)

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is due for release in November

The first full-length trailer for the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been released. Subtitled The Crimes of Grindelwald, it see(...)

Children dressed as Harry Potter in Bolton, UK on Friday, part of an attempt to break the world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as the wizard. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Harry Potter fans around the world on Monday celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first book about The Boy Who Lived. Harry Potter And The Philosophe(...)

Rory McIlroy earned $50m, while Conor McGregor pocketed $34 million to make in into Forbes’s  World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities 2017 list

Golfer Rory McIlroy and MMA and UFC star Cornor McGregor are among the world’s top 100 earning “celebrities”. Four-time Major winner McIlroy earned $5(...)

File photograph of an untitled ‘Harry Potter’ prequel written by JK Rowling on the back of a postcard, at Waterstone’s in London, England.  File photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

A rare Harry Potter prequel handwritten by author JK Rowling on a postcard was stolen during a burglary in central England, British police said on Fri(...)

 JK Rowling has helped a Dublin man who lost valuable notes for a PhD during a night out. File photograph: Jamie Turner/Bloomsbury/PA Wire

A Dublin man who lost valuable notes for a PhD during a night out has received help from an unlikely source- Harry Potter author JK Rowling. In a Fa(...)

The Girl on the Train writer Paula Hawkins make the Forbes list of richest authors. Photograph: the Guardian

Former financial journalist Paula Hawkins has become one of the world’s highest-paid authors, leap-frogging Game of Thrones bestseller George RR Mart(...)

JK Rowling at the launch of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ in 2007. The BBC has unveiled plans for a TV series based on her crime novels. Photograph: Jamie Turner/Bloomsbury/PA
BBC to screen JK Rowling crime novels
  • UK
  • December 11, 2014, 00:01

The BBC has unveiled plans for a TV series based on the crime novels written by JK Rowling under the name Robert Galbraith. ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ bec(...)

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