Author JK Rowling donates £1 million to fight Scottish independence

June 11, 2014 10:15 AM

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Author JK Rowling donates £1 million to fight Scottish independence

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's best-selling author, "Harry Potter" creator JK Rowling, has donated 1 million pounds ($1.68 million) to the campaign against Scottish independence, saying on Wednesday she believed Scotland was better off staying in the United Kingdom.

Rowling lives in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh and will be among about four million voters to decide at a Sept. 18 referendum whether Scotland should end its 307-year tie to England.

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