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PA is the UK’s leading provider of multimedia content and services. Established as the Press Association in 1868, PA remains the national news agency for the UK and Ireland, serving a broad range of customers including major media and digital brands around the world, businesses and public sector organisations.

In addition to our newswire, PA’s products and services span pictures, video, data APIs, hosted live blogs, graphics, listings pages, social media curation and page production. The news agency is part of the PA Group of specialist media companies.



Giving news teams across the UK and Ireland access to the latest breaking news.



Fast, high quality video for digital or broadcast platforms.

Racing & Betting


Comprehensive industry coverage spanning editorial, graphics, data and images.



In-depth coverage encompassing editorial, data, images and video.

Page Production


Delivering cost-effective newspaper and magazine layouts as well as print-ready content.



From live and non-live sports data to TV, arts and events listings.



Providing a library of over 20 million of the best news, sport and entertainment images.



Shareable, emotive and relevant features spanning real life, lifestyle, motoring and more.

PR & Industry Monitoring


Covering real time news monitoring to daily briefings and alerts.

PA’s latest stories

  • Co-op Group profits fall as final Co-op Bank stake sale revealed
    The Co-operative Group has revealed it sold off its final 1% stake in the troubled Co-op Bank as it posted a sharp fall in profits after bumper payouts to members. The food-to-funerals mutual had been left with just 1% after a £700 million rescue deal to get the Co-op Bank back...
  • Government borrowing hit 10-year low last month
    Chancellor Philip Hammond remained on track to hit his fiscal targets after rising tax receipts helped Government borrowing hit its lowest level for a decade in August. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that public sector net borrowing, excluding state-owned banks, unexpectedly dropped last month by £1. 3...

  • Metropolitano Stadium to host 2019 Champions League final
    Atletico Madrid’s new Metropolitano Stadium has been chosen to host the 2019 UEFA Champions League final. The 68,000-capacity venue, officially opened last week, was selected for European football’s showpiece final on June 1 2019 at Wednesday’s UEFA executive committee meeting in Nyon. Atletico left the Vicente Calderon last season to...
  • Koukash rejected offers to re-locate Salford
    Salford owner Marwan Koukash has rejected an offer to re-locate the club. Koukash, who sought a wide-ranging review to combat dwindling attendances at the AJ Bell Stadium, said he considered radical proposals to either re-brand the club as Manchester or move out of the city but opted to maintain its...

  • Foo Fighters rock out with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke
    Foo Fighters joined James Corden for a rock and roll sing-along of their greatest hits in the latest edition of the presenter’s Carpool Karaoke. The US rock band and the chat show host took a detour during their drive, filmed for Corden’s The Late Late Show, stopping at a guitar...
  • Mel Brooks: Everything is fine for comedy, apart from gas chambers
    Veteran Hollywood comedian Mel Brooks has said he can find comedy in almost everything, but that he would never use “gas chambers” or the death of the Jews in the Second World War for humour. The producer and director, known for his plethora of acclaimed comedy movies, added he believes...


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