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  • 20 of Albus Dumbledore's most magical quotes guaranteed to get you through a bad day Yesterday

    If you're a Potterhead you'll know how in times of distress, the only man you would want to be with is Albus Dumbledore. The wise old Albus Dumbledore, Headmaster at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizandry, somehow has all the right words to say. Every time your head is clouded...
  • 23 unbelievable coincidences and hidden secrets in the Harry Potter series you probably missed the first time you read it 2 days ago

    Muggleborns, if you didn't receive a letter to join Hogwarts on your 11th birthday, there's no need to be disappointed. You can sit in peace and read the Harry Potter series over and over again to untie the knots you may have missed while reading it for the first time....
  • Photo: Royal photobomb! Prince Harry shows double thumbs up behind an unaware rugby coach from New Zealand during CWG, Glasgow 3 days ago

    The royal family is busy photobombing pictures during this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It seems after Queen Elizabeth II photobombed an Australian athlete's selfie last week, Prince Harry drew inspiration from his grandmother and showed a double thumbs up as New Zealand's rugby coach posed for a photograph. New Zealand...
  • New Old Trafford manager meant I was out, says Ferdinand 3 days ago

    London: A change of manager at Manchester United from Ryan Giggs to Louis van Gaal led to the club telling Rio Ferdinand they did not want him anymore, the 35-year-old defender said on Monday. The centre back has signed a one-year contract at promoted Premier League side Queens Park Rangers having...
  • Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar returns to QPR 6 days ago

    Toronto: Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has been recalled to newly promoted Queens Park Rangers after his loan to Toronto FC in Major League Soccer. The 34-year-old Cesar joined Toronto in February after playing sparingly under Harry Redknapp at QPR. His return to the Premier League was announced on Friday. Cesar conceded nine...
  • Modern 'Medea' in London stars Potter film's Helen McCrory July 22, 2014

    Reuters: Helen McCrory of Harry Potter fame is a chain-smoking Medea and pop duo Goldfrapp provides a riveting score for a new staging in London of Euripides's 2,500-year-old play that may not be the "Medea" of all time but is certainly one for this age. The adaptation, which had its press...
  • LeBron James dethrones Jordan as most popular US athlete - poll July 18, 2014

    LeBron James has overtaken Michael Jordan as the United States' most popular athlete, according to a Harris poll. Almost from the moment James exploded onto the NBA scene as the number one overall pick in the 2003 draft a debate has raged over who was the better of the two basketball...
  • Former England defender Rio Ferdinand joins QPR July 18, 2014

    Former England defender Rio Ferdinand has joined Premier League Queens Park Rangers on a free transfer after he was released by Manchester United, the London club said on Thursday. Ferdinand, 35, has signed a one-year contract with QPR who were promoted back to the top flight through the second tier playoffs...
  • In JK Rowling's second story, Harry Potter's wife Ginny, a sports reporter with the Daily Prophet, live blogs from the Quidditch World Cup July 14, 2014

    On Tuesday when JK Rowling gave fans a glimpse of how Harry Potter and his gang are doing 7 years post the battle at Hogwarts, there were speculations on whether these posts would become a regular feature on the Pottermore site. Good news is that on Saturday, Rowling posted a live...
  • 'Harry Potter' actor found dead in Death Valley July 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: British actor David Legeno, who played a werewolf in the "Harry Potter" movies, has been found dead in Death Valley, United States police said. He apparently died of "heat-related issues," the local sheriff said, after the 50-year-old's body was found near Zabriskie Point, a famed movie-related panorama spot. Legeno played...
  • Is the world on the brink of a new Harry Potter series? Harry is 34. Neville Longbottom is an alcoholic. 15 things revealed in JK Rowling's explosive new tease July 9, 2014

    Author JK Rowling teased a new short story just days ahead of her man wizard Harry Potter's 34th birthday. Written as a news report by the magical newspaper Daily Prophet's gossip columnist Rita Skeeter, the story is set around a Quidditch World Cup final in the Patagonian desert and is...
  • Harry Potter returns in new JK Rowling short story July 9, 2014

    (Reuters) - Harry Potter has returned, in a short story posted online by J.K. Rowling that features her best-selling hero at a school reunion, approaching the age of 34 and showing a few grey hairs. Written as an article in the fictional Daily Prophet newspaper under the headline "Dumbledore's Army Reunites...
  • Attention Harry Potter fans: JK Rowling posts story about Harry sporting a new cut on his cheek and attending Quidditch game July 8, 2014

    OMG, you guys! You will never believe what gossip columnist Rita Skeeter is reporting! JK Rowling has just posted a new short-story about Harry Potter attending a Quidditch World Cup game in a new article on her website, Pottermore.com. Harry, last seen waving his children onto the Hogwarts train at the...
  • UK kids' TV star Rolf Harris jailed for child abuse July 5, 2014

    Reuters: Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, a household name in his native Australia and adopted home Britain, was jailed for almost six years on Friday for repeatedly abusing young girls during decades as a beloved host of children's television. Handing down the sentence, Judge Nigel Sweeney said the 84-year-old host of shows...
  • Rio Ferdinand set to sign for QPR, says Harry Redknapp July 4, 2014

    London: Former England centre back Rio Ferdinand has agreed to sign for promoted Queens Park Rangers, manager Harry Redknapp has said. Ferdinand, a free agent after leaving Manchester United at the end of last season, is working as an analyst for the BBC at the World Cup finals in Brazil. "Rio has...
  • Neil Patrick Harris selling his Sherman Oaks house July 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris is selling his house here for $2.995 million. The 'How I Met Your Mother' star and his fiancé David Burtka have listed the 4,191-square-foot estate, which they bought in 2010 for $2.1 million, reports femalefirst.co.uk. According to the Los Angeles Times newspaper, the couple attracted hundreds...
  • Actress Emma Watson allegedly been employing illegal housekeeper June 29, 2014

    London: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has allegedly been employing a woman illegally at her 2 million pound London home. The 24-year-old actress hired the maid to work in her New York apartment at the beginning of last year but Border Agency staff have since launched a probe following a complaint...
  • 'Idol' judges Lopez, Urban and Connick to return for next season June 24, 2014

    Reuters: The high-profile judges of Fox's reality singing competition "American Idol," Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr., will all return for the show's 14th season along with host Ryan Seacrest, the network said on Monday. Pop singer Lopez will take the seat for the fourth time while country music...
  • Orlando Harry Potter attraction enchants despite glitches June 20, 2014

    Orlando: The signature ride of the new "Harry Potter" attraction at Universal Studios in Orlando, a roller coaster with passenger cars that pitch, heave and spin 360 degrees through a 3-D film adventure, was shut during a media preview on Thursday after minor glitches the previous night. "Escape from Gringotts" is...
  • 'Harry Potter' stars help debut Universal Orlando ride June 19, 2014

    Reuters: Stars of the "Harry Potter" franchise hit the red carpet at the much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Wednesday, ahead of the opening of the new attraction on July 8. The addition of Diagon Alley to the theme park is expected to provide a boost...
  • Universal to unveil second Harry Potter attraction June 18, 2014

    Reuters: Universal Orlando kicks off previews on Wednesday of its much anticipated Diagon Alley, a second Harry Potter-themed attraction that is expected provide a boost for the park's revenues and for tourism in central Florida. Universal has yet to fix a date for the opening of Diagon Alley this summer, but...
  • Rita Ora ends relationship with Calvin Harris June 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Here's another splitsville story - singer Rita Ora has parted ways from her boyfriend Calvin Harris. Harris confirmed the news late Friday via a tweet, revealing that he separated from Ora "some time ago", reports contactmusic.com. Harris wrote: "To address speculation - myself and Rita ended our relationship some time...
  • Watch: Daniel Radcliffe gets friend-zoned in the upcoming rom-com 'What If' June 2, 2014

    Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will be seen in a romantic comedy for the first time, in the quirky Michael Dowse film 'What If'. Radcliffe plays the medical school dropout Wallace, who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. He meets Chantry, portrayed by Zoe Kazan, a quirky animator, and they...
  • 'The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair': There is no way you can stop reading it June 2, 2014

    I thought to myself, "What could be there in this book that most people outside of the country are going absolutely crazy about it?" I mean there has to be something to it, isn't it? I kept evading the read for the longest time, maybe because of the tome of...
  • Entertainer Rolf Harris tells court of "sexual chemistry" with alleged victim May 28, 2014

    Reuters: Veteran Australian entertainer Rolf Harris told a jury on Tuesday there had been sexual chemistry between him and a woman who has accused him of sexually abusing her as a child. Harris, 84, who is accused of abusing the woman for her entire teenage life, said she flirted with him...
  • Snapshot: Emma Watson graduates from Brown University; tweets selfie wearing black cap, gown May 26, 2014

    Providence: It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson. The British actress best known as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies was among 2,000 graduates receiving degrees Sunday from Brown University. She tweeted a photo of herself in cap and gown. Watson graduated with a bachelor's degree in English...
  • I screamed at Daniel Radcliffe: Jennifer Lawrence May 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Hunger Games' actress Jennifer Lawrence has revealed she screamed at 'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe when she first met him. The 23-year-old actress, who is a self-confessed Harry Potter fan, recalled the awkward moment during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, reported Ave Showbiz. Speaking of...
  • Want to marry Prince Harry? Fox spins a twist with new dating show May 21, 2014

    Reuters: An English country manor, a gaggle of giggling bachelorettes, a slew of butlers and one very mysterious ginger-haired Prince Charming are at the center of Fox's new dating show, where the bachelor is not quite what he seems. Meet Matt Hicks, the 24-year-old British environmental consultant who bears more than...
  • Alfonso Cuaron reportedly in talks for JK Rowling's Harry Potter spin-off May 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Gravity' helmer Alfonso Cuaron is believed to be in talks to direct the first upcoming Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'. The movie is planned to hit theaters on November 18, 2016. It aims at launching a new trilogy, with two sequels expected to...