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JK Rowling releases Dolores Umbridge Harry Potter story

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JK Rowling has released a new Harry Potter story on her website, Pottermore, in time for Halloween.

It tells the story of Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher, Dolores Umbridge.

The teacher, who has a love of pink and cats, has a nasty side which was first seen in the fifth Harry Potter book, Order of The Phoenix.

The character later worked as Senior Under-Secretary at the Ministry for Magic.

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Fans will learn new facts about Dolores Umbridge in the story.

The story behind her name is revealed as well as the fact that she is a half-blood.