The chief executive of university admissions service Ucas has joined in on an internet prank that shows a student receiving a rejection letter from 'Hogwarts University'. The letter was posted on Twitter by @QuantumPirate as many received their A-Level results.
Ucas politely declines him a place at the fictional institution from Harry Potter due to "the fact that it does not exist". To confuse matters further, Ucas chief Mary Curnock Cook responded: "Of course it's genuine - silly muggles".
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has revealed he is "very, very happy" in a relationship.
The 25-year-old said he "knows exactly what true love is" and believes it is "when you're really, really happy with one person."
"I am very, very happy with someone," he told Good Morning Britain, but said he would rather keep the details of his relationship private.
Watch the full interview on the Good Morning Britain website.
Daniel Radcliffe, famous for his role as the young wizard in the Harry Potter films, marks his 25th birthday today.
With estimated annual earnings of around £12.5m, the London-born actor is worth a staggering $110m (£65m), according to Celebrity Net Worth.
At 11-years-old, the star first hit our screens as Harry Potter in 2001, playing his wizard role for ten years, before hanging up his cloak for good.
Since the release of the franchise’s final film, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2, Daniel has continued his success, starring in a variety of films including The Woman In Black.
Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, said she was "so sad" to hear that actor Dave Legeno had died.
Legeno, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the movies, was found dead by hikers in Death Valley.
British actor Dave Legeno, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in three Harry Potter films, is thought to have died from 'heart issues.'Read the full story ›
Fans curious to know who would be victorious in a battle between the stars of Harry Potter and Twilight can now find out.
Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermoine Granger take on Bella Swan, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black in the epic dance dual, which has been viewed more than a million times on YouTube.
Filmmaker ScottDW wrote a rap to accompany the hit video which features the lyrics: "Yo, we the Hogwarts crew. Gotta wand that I know how to use. Expecto Petronum. Back up, you vamps don't know us."
JK Rowling has given Harry Potter fans a glimpse of the wizard later in life with a new 1,500 word short story.Read the full story ›
Harry Potter fans can submerse themselves that little bit more into Hogwarts after Universal Orlando opens 'Diagon Alley'.Read the full story ›
Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is turning sports writer to pen a series of match reports from the fictional Quidditch World Cup.
The writer's fans will be able to read regular updates from the tournament, which first featured in her books about the teenage wizard, on the Pottermore website.
Quidditch - a fictional sport played by the student wizards on flying broomsticks in the best-selling books - is so popular with fans that they have adapted a version of the game that can really be played. Characters from the books are expected to feature in the reports.
JK Rowling has admitted what many Harry Potter fans have long suspected - lead characters Harry Potter and Hermione Granger should have ended up together.
Granting a rare interview to Wonderland magazine, the author spoke candidly to Emma Watson, the actress who played Hermione, who was also guest editing the publication.
In an extract from this week's issue, printed in The Sunday Times (£), the author said:
"I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfilment. That’s how it was conceived, really. For reasons that have very little to do with literature and far more to do with me clinging to the plot as I first imagined it, Hermione ended up with Ron.”
She went on: "I know, I’m sorry, I can hear the rage and fury it might cause some fans, but if I’m absolutely honest, distance has given me perspective on that. It was a choice I made for very personal reasons, not for reasons of credibility."
Rowling even suggested that Hermione and Ron Weasley would have ended up in relationship counselling.
“Am I breaking people’s hearts by saying this? I hope not,” Rowling added.