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  • Harry Redknapp expects good reception on return to Tottenham 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is expecting a good reception on Sunday when his new club play away to Tottenham Hotspur, who sacked him two years ago despite finishing fourth in the Premier League. But he told the QPR website (www.qpr.co.uk) that he was only concerned about his newly promoted...
  • Australia will not tone down aggression against India: Ryan Harris 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    Melbourne: India's tour of Australia might be over three months away but mind games have already started with pacer Ryan Harris saying they will not tone down their aggression and the Indians may face a brutal summer from fellow fast bowler Mitchell Johnson. Harris has declared that the Australians would seek...
  • Billy Crystal to pay tribute to late actor Robin Williams at Emmys Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards. Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional "in memoriam" segment for industry members who died during the past year, Emmy executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement...
  • Harry Potter creator JK Rowling just posted a new short story about the singing sorceress Celestina Warbeck Yesterday

    JK Rowling's website Pottermore has posted new writing by the best-selling author about the international wizarding singing sensation Celestina Warbeck. The 500-word entry about Celestina, who is sometimes known as the 'singing sorceress,' provides never-before-known facts about this obscure character whom readers never 'meet' in the Harry Potter series although...
  • Neil Patrick Harris rubbishes split rumours 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris has silenced rumours that he and his partner David Burtka are splitting up by sharing a photograph on Instagram. The 41-year-old recently posted a picture of his partner and their four-year-old twins Harper and Gideon, reports femalefirst.co.uk. He accompanied the snap with the caption: "I couldn't...
  • Daniel Radcliffe now into indies, but 'Potter' trails August 11, 2014

    San Diego: J.K. Rowling published a new Harry Potter short story last month. And Daniel Radcliffe braced himself once again. The 25-year-old British star faces consistent and persistent questions from fans and the press about whether he'll return to the character that he spent much of his childhood playing. Rowling's story...
  • Radcliffe now into indies, but 'Potter' trails August 10, 2014

    San Diego: J.K. Rowling published a new Harry Potter short story last month. And Daniel Radcliffe braced himself once again. The 25-year-old British star faces consistent and persistent questions from fans and the press about whether he'll return to the character that he spent much of his childhood playing. Rowling's story...
  • JK Rowling writes as Dumbledore to 15-year-old Harry Potter fan who lost her entire family in a shooting August 7, 2014

    A 15-year-old Harry Potter fan who quoted Albus Dumbledore while coming to terms with a shooting that killed her entire family, had the surprise of her life when author JK Rowling sent her a letter signed as the beloved wizard headmaster and an acceptance to the Hogwarts school of witchcraft...
  • Watch: What if Quidditch was real? Trailer of 'Mudblood' shows Harry Potter's speciality as a collegiate club sport August 6, 2014

    The trailer of 'Mudbloods' is out and it transforms Harry Potter's fictional competition into a physically demanding, real-life sport. It shows Quidditch as one of the fastest growing collegiate club sports. Mudbloods follows the resilient underdogs of the UCLA Quidditch team as they make their way to the Fifth Annual...
  • 'When Harry Met Sally' turns 25: Five things the iconic film taught us about friendship and how Bollywood seems to agree August 4, 2014

    Probably one of the most-loved movies of all time, 'When Harry Met Sally' bust a lot of myths around friendship, love, and relationships in an engaging, endearing manner. The film, which turns 25 this year, was directed by Rob Reiner and written by the legendary Norah Ephron. Starring Meg Ryan and...
  • 20 of Albus Dumbledore's most magical quotes guaranteed to get you through a bad day July 31, 2014

    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 July 30, 2014

    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 July 29, 2014

    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 July 29, 2014

    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 July 26, 2014

    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...