JK Rowling donates £1m to Scots no campaign

JK Rowling has donated £1m to the Scottish no campaign, warning that it would be a “historically bad mistake” to allow the nation to split from the rest of the UK.

The Harry Potter author was subjected to online abuse over the donation, after she wrote on her website: “If we leave… there will be no going back.

"This separation will not be quick and clean.”

She added: "The more I listen to the Yes campaign, the more I worry about its minimization and even denial of risks."

Rowling added that she hoped "with all my heart that we never have cause to look back and feel that we made a historically bad mistake".

Rowling was born and raised in England but moved to Edinburgh in 1993.

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