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'Harry Potter' book and movie franchise turns 25 years old

The bestselling book series of all time, the Harry Potter franchise, has turned 25. It's sold more than 500M copies worldwide since the first book hit the shelves in 1997. As Tayyibe Aydin reports, it's generated a lot of money-making magic. For more on the wizarding world, we're joined by Richard Haigh, the managing director of the brand valuation consultance Brand Finance. #HarryPotter #Rowling #PhilosophersStone

Full Steam Ahead: Traditional steam trains enjoying resurgence

Full Steam Ahead: Traditional steam trains enjoying resurgence

Books by Middle East Authors

Books by Middle East Authors

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Joanina Library | 'We Speak Hip-Hop' | Anish Kapoor at Lisson Gallery

The Fantastic Beasts 2 | Cinema | Showcase

The Fantastic Beasts 2 | Cinema | Showcase

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Australian firm transforms old farms into lush forests

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Power outages take toll on South Africa's economy

Major central banks hike interest rates

Major central banks hike interest rates

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

China slashes benchmark rates, hikes stimulus to prop up economy

China slashes benchmark rates, hikes stimulus to prop up economy

Global heating rages as nations focus on securing dirty fuel

Global heating rages as nations focus on securing dirty fuel

Turkish start-up provides innovative way to fight food waste

Turkish start-up provides innovative way to fight food waste

Market Movers: US inflation data hurt market optimism

Market Movers: US inflation data hurt market optimism

EU proposes $140B windfall tax on energy companies

EU proposes $140B windfall tax on energy companies

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