News and views for 5

Dec 05, 2001

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News and views for 5 December

The Warner Bros feud over Harry Potter is covered in an article from

A Kansas girl gets special Harry Potter present — from the Nebraska Journal/Star

Harry Potter now has to worry about vanquishing more than just the evil Lord Voldemort — Australian Treasurer Peter Costello wants the young wizard to banish the spectre of recession as well.

Harry Potter star gets first award — from the BBC

The Edinburgh News says that hundreds of children are facing disappointment this Christmas after the last stocks of Harry Potter Lego sets sold out across the Capital.

A report from ClickZ asks “What do toothpaste, toothbrushes, chocolate, CDs, hair gel, building blocks, games, calendars, films, chewing gum, cups, and… (could I forget?) four books have in common? You guessed right. Harry Potter!

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