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RETURN OF HANS THE AUGUREY
-- headline, Evening Prophet, 9 June 2014 (Pm)

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 (Pm).

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

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This originally appeared on the Daily Prophet shelf of Pottermore as an edition of the Evening Prophet.

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Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore: History of the Quidditch World Cup

Screenshots of the Daily Prophet's coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup: http://imgur.com/a/AXutv

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