Harry Potter

Harry Potter books to be transformed into decade-long TV series

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 08:34 GMT

The world of Harry Potter is to be brought to life in a new TV series starring a brand new cast.

Japan's Toshimaen amusement park closes after 94 years, to make way for Harry Potter

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 11:29 GMT

A popular Tokyo amusement park on Monday closed its doors for the last time after being in business for more than nine decades, with part of the site set to make way for a “Harry Potter” theme park.

Harry Potter fan sites step back from Rowling over transgender views

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 10:14 GMT

Two of the biggest Harry Potter fan sites on Thursday distanced themselves from author J.K. Rowling because of her beliefs on transgender issues, calling them at odds with the message of empowerment in her best-selling books.

'Harry Potter' author J.K Rowling says fully recovered from likely coronavirus

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 10:57 GMT

“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling said on Monday she had recovered from a suspected case of COVID-19 after two weeks of illness.

Voice of Egypt Orchestra to perform in Grand Theater on April 11

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 03:10 GMT

The concert's program includes a selection of soundtracks of the most popular and significant Oscar winning American films .

Beneath a baobab, Prince Harry and Meghan's love blossomed in Botswana

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 - 01:12 GMT

In an exclusive Botswana safari camp where Prince Harry took Meghan Markle on a romantic getaway last year.

Harry Potter’s legend Alan Rickman to be “Always” commemorated

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 12:49 GMT

February 21 is the birthday of late and great British actor Alan Rickman, best known for portraying Severus Snape in "Harry Potter"

Second anniversary of Alan Rickman’s death

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 08:31 GMT

Alan Rickman died two years ago at the age of 69

et Gaming: Harry Potter gets the Pokémon Go treatment

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 08:51 GMT

Harry Potter is about to get the Pokémon treatment from Niantic Labs the creators of Pokémon Go.

Harry Potter exhibition blends wizardry with history

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 08:26 GMT

A new exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter books publication is offering ‘muggles’ with an interest in magic the chance.

‘Harry Potter’ screening with live orchestra in Abu Dhabi

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 11:58 GMT

“Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” will hold a special screening in Abu Dhabi.

Happy Birthday, Rupert Grint!

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 10:36 GMT

Today is the birthday of UK actor Rupert Grint, who brought Harry Potter's Ron Weasley to life.

et Inspires: Quote Of The Day

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 08:33 GMT

Today's quote of the day comes from the Harry Potter star, Rupert Grint.

Harry Potter's childhood house goes on sale

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 08:00 GMT

The house used in the Harry Potter movie for the character's childhood home is now on the market.

Rowling sorry after accusing Trump of ignoring disabled boy

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 09:57 GMT

J.K. Rowling, an outspoken critic of US President Donald Trump, apologised Tuesday for suggesting he ignored a child in a wheelchair at a White House event.

et Inspires: Quote of the day by J.K Rowling

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 09:52 GMT

Quote of the day is by the writer J.K Rowling.

Two new Harry Potter books to be published in October

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 01:35 GMT

Two new books fleshing out the fantastical universe of the Harry Potter series are set to be published in October.

Harry Potter series turns 20

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 - 02:57 GMT

20 years ago today the first Harry Potter book was released to the public