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Quidditch World Cup 2014 Breaking News Update

-- headline, Evening Prophet, 9 June 2014 (QWC)

Quidditch World Cup 2014 Breaking News Update

Fans of Hans the Augurey were relieved to hear that the Liechtenstein team’s mascot had been safely returned after an international incident caused by American Quidditch fans kidnapping him after their surprise win the previous day. MACUSA President Samuel G. Quahog, and the Liechtenstein Minister for Magic, Otto Obermeier, were both involved in the tricky and stressful negotiations for Hans’ release (QWC).

Timeline Notes

Article written by Ginny Weasley in the Sports section of the Evening Prophet, 9 June 2014 (QWC)

Breaking News: Return of Hans the Augurey
Date June 9th, 2014
Certainty Stated in canon
Type of Event Wizarding world



This article originally appeared on the Daily Prophet shelf of Pottermore as an edition of the Evening Prophet (QWC).

Diplomacy sometimes works! Hopefully the Augurey wasn't too traumatised by the experience.

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From the Web

Writing by J K Rowling on (Pottermore): The Daily Prophet

Writing by J K Rowling on Imgur (Daily Prophet coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, originally from Pottermore):

Harry Potter Wiki: 2014 Quidditch World Cup

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