A new Harry Potter story has landed on JK Rowling's website, Pottermore. This time it's a biography of Dolores Umbridge the Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher. A complex personality, Umbridge experimented in the kind of nastiness that was covered by a sweet childish grin. With her love of kittens and teacups, she often manages to hide her true nature from authority. The author also says that Umbridge is based on a real person.
JK Rowling Releases New Harry Potter Material
An Animal rights group has stepped up its criticism of One Direction after the band used a chimp in their Steal My Girl video. The charity has released a full-page advert in The Hollywood Reporter with the words "'No animals were harmed', really One Direction? It also goes on to state that animals are subjected to "abusive training" in the film industry. The band's video also shows a lion, flamingos and sheep.
Animal Rights Group Against 1D New Video?
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, BBC weather has confirmed. A temperatureof 23.5C has been recorded in Gravesend, Kent, surpassing the previous record of 20.0C. Other parts of the south of England and the north coasts of Wales and Norfolk are also breaking the 20C mark. The previous record was set in Dartford, Kent, in 1968 and was matched in north-eastern parts of Greater London in 1989.
Warmest UK Halloween On Record