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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

  • ‘Little prospect’ of pro-Remain electoral pact in Northern Ireland
    Plans for a pro-Remain electoral pact in Northern Ireland have been left in disarray after parties failed to strike a deal. SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said the mooted alliance looked doomed after the Green Party announced it would not take part. With the Alliance Party refusing to countenance such a...
  • Queen marks 40th anniversary of Motability scheme
    The Queen has celebrated the 40th anniversary of a scheme providing much-needed adapted vehicles for disabled drivers as a Government minister reaffirmed her commitment to the project. Her Majesty The Queen hosts a ceremony at Windsor Castle to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of @MotabilityPress pic. twitter. com/oGC1OLqX32— The Royal Family...

  • Ilie Nastase in danger of expulsion from Laureus Academy after Fed Cup antics
    Ilie Nastase’s recent behaviour could result in the Romanian losing his membership of the prestigious Laureus Academy. The former world number one tennis player has been a member of the academy, which is best known for its charitable work and annual sports awards, since its inception in 2000. Play suspended...
  • Steve Agnew: Results ‘a massive disappointment’ but Boro retain survival hope
    Steve Agnew will send Middlesbrough into Wednesday night’s Premier League relegation clash with derby rivals Sunderland admitting he did not expect the season to come to this. Back on August 21, promoted Boro collected three points for the first time since their return to the top flight when they beat...

  • Harry Styles to spend week on James Corden’s Late Late Show
    Harry Styles is to spend a week with James Corden on his US television show. The One Direction star, who recently released his debut solo single, will join the British comedian and presenter on CBS’s The Late Late Show for a run of appearances next month. The pair announced the...
  • Help! Beatles inspiration Strawberry Field needs donations to open to public
    The children’s home that inspired the Beatles hit Strawberry Fields Forever is appealing for help so it can open its doors to the public for the first time. Run by The Salvation Army, Strawberry Field took in Liverpool’s most vulnerable children from 1936 until it closed down in 2005. It...


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