Its swift-delivery service has shipped millions of Harry Potter novels and Adele CDs since its launch 15 years ago. But it is actually the 8GB memory card and HDMI connector cables which have made Amazon a $120bn business, the online retailer has revealed.
The actor said there is 'no truth' to rumours he will play the Queen singer
The Brit succeeded crime writer James Patterson to top the list
‘Outed’ Harry Potter creator worked for days to sign crime novel under pen name
The Queen and JK Rowling only British women to appear in the top 100
So many people work “from home” at their local coffee shop now that many independent chains are forced to erect signs gently reminding these Wi-fi hogs to, y’know, buy another cup o’joe now and again.
John Walsh gives a summary of the talks at the Bath Literary festival
Danny Boyle's triumphant Olympic opening ceremony has been hailed as one of the most inspiring TV moments of all time second only to the moon landing, according to an audience survey.
Expectations high for J K Rowling's adult debut
With yearly estimated earnings of more than $90 million, prolific writer James Patterson is by far the highest earning author in the world but women are gaining ground, according to Forbes.com.
EL James's Fifty Shades trilogy has outsold JK Rowling's seven-book Harry Potter series on Amazon's UK site.
She has fired the imagination of millions of young readers across the world with her tales of the boy wizard Harry Potter and his fantastical battles against the evil Lord Voldemort.
One of the stars behind The Fast Show is considering setting up an online comedy channel following the success of the show’s internet comeback last year.
Thousands of sixth-formers take on dissertations and community work to impress admissions staff
The Mr Men are celebrating their 40th birthday today.
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